Rent Issues

Tenants fear eviction, report says

Many tenants in New Brunswick fear eviction, according to a report released Thursday by ACORN NB, an organization that tackles the social problems of low- and modest-income people. ACORN interviewed 169 tenants for the report, “NB Tenants at Risk: Lack of Eviction Protection and Housing Insecurity. He posted the survey …

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Ellen Shachter at work in the Somerville Housing Stability Office

By Joseph Pauletto Since the beginning of September, Ellen Shachter’s schedule has been packed. Between managing her team at the Somerville Office of Housing Stability (OHS) and working on policies and programs to help tenants and landlords, every day brings new challenges. The catalyst for the recent increase in OHS …

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Montgomery Central Indians and Clarksville Wildcats end season in second round of playoffs

Through Ethan Schmidt Clarksville now November 15, 2021 10:30 a.m. CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – The last two local high school football teams saw their seasons end on the road over the weekend. The Clarksville Wildcats lost their second round game to Beech on Friday, and the Indians lost to …

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Twin Cities activists want more affordable housing

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) – A group of social activists in Bloomington are calling for more to be done on homelessness. This comes as evictions again take place on tenants who do not pay their rent. Tenant evictions in Illinois have doubled in the past month after the moratorium ended last …

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Dozens of houses to be built could arrive in the valley

PHOENIX – With housing prices rising, housing stocks remaining low and more people moving to the valley, housing officials say Arizona needs more than 200,000 apartments. ABC15 learns that the Arizona Department of Housing estimates the state will need 250,000 additional homes and apartments to meet current demand. Lack of …

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Reopening of Illinois rent payment program delayed by one month

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IDHA) announced that the reopening of its rent payment program has been postponed for a month. Initially scheduled for Monday, November 8, the Housing Authority will now begin accepting new requests from Monday, December 6 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, at IllinoisHousingHelp.org. The …

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Who is Michelle Wu? Boston elects new mayor in historic race

By CBSBoston.com Staff Click here for updates on this story BOSTON (WBZ) – Michelle Wu will be Boston’s next mayor after defeating City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George in a historic race that ended Tuesday night. Wu will be the first woman and the first person of color to be elected …

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Housing Minister to Present Rent Capping Law to Cabinet

A bill that would cap rent increases at a maximum of 2% will be presented to Cabinet this week, the housing minister said. arragh O’Brien said the bill will be presented to a Cabinet meeting on Thursday. It will cap rent increases at 2% or the level of inflation measured …

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Desperate for housing options, communities turn to voting initiatives

LEADVILLE, Colorado – A small business owner in a city fueled by vacationers is an unconventional proponent of increasing taxes on tourists. But Marcee Lundeen sees few other choices. Preparing for ski season at her restaurant along Main Street in this legendary mining town perched 10,000 feet between clusters of …

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