Rent Issues

Was Rosario Dawson really singing?

When it comes to musicals on the big screen, it’s not uncommon for actors to step aside from performing the music. Unsurprisingly, many can’t hack it when it comes to the vocal power needed to make a musical feature film. However, there are a few notable exceptions to this rule, …

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Catholic Charities hopes to house hundreds of Afghan refugees in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Not something you’d think of putting together: the end of the war in Afghanistan and Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis. But – the two are linked together. Currently, Catholic Charities is preparing for the arrival of 200 Afghan evacuees in Charlotte. The problem is, they scramble to …

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Smart home technology takes off at the right place at the right time in the wake of the pandemic

Covid has been a catalyst in driving the need for new efficiencies both at home and in the workplace, and while much has been done in digital office design, the technological streamlining of the residential experience becomes a major boon for owners and managers of facilities. SmartRent, a proptech company …

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Taoiseach Micheál Martin defends call to link rent to inflation

TAOISEACH Micheál Martin defended the government’s policy of tying rent increases to the consumer price index as a “positive measure” despite soaring inflation. Martin said a recent change in the law that now allows landlords to increase rents in rental pressure zones (RPZ) only based on the cost of inflation …

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Economist offers details as state sets maximum rent increase in 2022 at 9.9% under SB 608

(Update: added video, comments from economists) SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Oregon Department of Administrative Services announced Monday that it has released the maximum annual rent increase allowed by law for the 2022 calendar year. The DAS Office of Economic Analysis has calculated the maximum percentage at 9.9%. Following the …

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Governor Mills Joins HUD Secretary Fudge to Launch National Partnership Against Homelessness

In his remarks, Governor Mills affirms Maine’s commitment to creating safe, stable and affordable housing for the people of Maine to live in dignity and comfort. Governor Janet Mills today joined U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia L. Fudge to launch America House, a new national partnership to fight …

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Roofstock turns rentals into remote investments

The real estate asset class is viewed by many investors as a more stable alternative to volatile stock markets. Until recently, however, investors who wanted to buy a single-family home for rent had limited options as they could usually only consider properties within a reasonable driving distance that they could …

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Frisco City Council discusses ways to address workforce housing issues

The lookout at the Frisco Historic Park & ​​Museum is pictured in the summer of 2017. City council recently discussed how the lands and properties surrounding the park could be used.Todd Powell / Courtesy photo Most, if not all, of Summit County is working on solutions to find enough affordable …

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Taekwondo master fears COVID knockout | The Riverdale press

By JOSEPH DE LA CRUZ Raj Rajput is used to dealing with difficult situations. But the taekwondo master faces a new challenge, and it’s not exactly on his own initiative. The owner of Warriors Taekwondo at 5904 Riverdale Ave., Rajput – like many others – was forced to shut down …

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Leading developer plans around 300 new rental townhomes in Charlotte

Photo: David Jennings / Digital First Media / Boulder Daily Camera via Getty Images Crescent Communities, one of Charlotte’s best-known developers, and investment firm Pretium are spending $ 1 billion to build more than 3,000 rental homes in 14 Sunbelt markets, including Charlotte. Details: The properties will include three and …

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