Rent Issues

Financial aid for utilities, rent available for people in need | News, Sports, Jobs

As we begin to emerge from the health crisis associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to see the many ways the virus has wreaked havoc on our community, our state and our nation. Each of us has faced the challenges posed by the pandemic, whether financial, emotional or even …

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“This is ridiculous growth:” Orlando market experiences historic rent increases

ORLANDO, Florida – The Orlando real estate market – which spans Orange, Osceola, Lake and Seminole counties – is currently experiencing the biggest rent increases in history, according to the CoStar Group’s part of the market analysts. Brian Alford, director of market analysis for Tampa-based CoStar, said the rental price …

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Battery Park City battles another Cuomo landmark

It was quick. Graphic: Office of Governor Cuomo Andrew Cuomo sent another round of bulldozers into Battery Park on Monday, and the neighbors didn’t. Five days earlier, the governor had revealed the first renderings of the “Circle of Heroes”, dedicated to the sacrifice of New Yorkers at work during the …

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A call for help (to housing)

“I was kicked out of my home. “ “I have nowhere to park the motorhome.” “I can’t afford to move my things. “Where am I going?” These are the types of calls that Habitat for Humanity Flathead Valley (HFHFV) receives every day. “It’s so frustrating,” said Rebecca Wilson, community outreach …

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‘It’s a challenge’: Short-term rental issues plague small town in Idaho near Yellowstone | Local

Fremont County had 13,099 residents and 9,186 dwellings in July 2019. If Cluff finds out that a landlord is renting without a license, whether through a resident’s complaint or other methods, the focus is on compliance rather than punishment. People almost always choose to get a permit after being contacted, …

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Rent rising, few options leaving some Knoxville residents feeling stuck

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – A month ago, we highlighted the rising cost of rent in Knoxville. There is another issue that impacts people today, regardless of budget: very few options. Just before noon on Friday, Zillow.com had 114 rental options in Tennessee’s third largest city, including 40 homes, 60 apartments …

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The liability of rental property owners | Columns

This summer promises to be a blockbuster in terms of tourism. Over the past few years, we have seen an increase in the number of units used as short-term rentals in our neighborhood. It’s a trend happening across Cape Town as investors seek a slice of the billion dollar tourism …

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Short-term rental complaints soar in Joshua Tree area

Concerns about noise, safety risks and a lack of affordable housing are leading residents of the California High Desert to demand tighter controls on the local vacation rental market. Complaints against short-term rentals in the Morongo Basin – which includes unincorporated communities such as Joshua Tree and Pioneertown – rose …

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Residents of Sunnyvale Mobile Home Park protest skyrocketing rents – every Saturday

Rick Valley is known for his attention to his neighbors in Plaza del Rey; watch them, bring groceries, run groceries. When he sees something that needs to be done, the neighbors say, he comes forward and does it. Last May, Valley decided to do something to skyrocket rents for Plaza …

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Residents of Plaza apartment angry after 2-month air conditioning failure

Dozens of tenants living in a Country Club Plaza high-rise apartment complex are demanding repayment of rent and other compensation after spending months living without air conditioning, even when Kansas City’s temperatures have risen dangerously. Residents of the Plaza Club City Apartments, in the 4600 block of Jefferson Street, say …

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