Despite a national eviction moratorium, millions of renters will soon navigate a costly and inefficient system. We take a closer look at one person’s experience after her landlord decided to evict.
Shelterforce spoke with researchers, advocates, lawyers, housing economists, and rental housing industry representatives to understand what that crisis would do to evicted individuals and their families, and to shelter systems, public health, and the rental housing market.
Stimulus funding should be prioritized to stabilize the housing market by providing emergency rental assistance, with adequate resources allotted for state and local governments in a timely and efficient manner.
An eviction moratorium must hit all five phases of eviction to protect public health. Here's what's needed for an eviction halt policy to do its job.
Massachusetts Affordable Housing Providers Lead With Voluntary Eviction Moratorium—But There’s More...
Boston didn't have the power to suspend evictions itself, so while advocates pushed the courts and the state legislature, affordable housing providers agreed to a voluntary eviction moratorium and the city encouraged other landlords to join.
Stable housing is crucial during a pandemic. Front-line providers and local governments are moving to address the impacts, but they need more federal funds
While developers, tech companies, and greedy landlords are often cited as the usual suspects driving the housing crisis, one group is often overlooked: the banks that finance the deals.
How investments can be leveraged to ensure residents get to stay in their communities and reap the benefits of new amenities and increased accessibility.
News from—and affecting—the community development world. This week: Making the Cannabis Industry More Accessible, and Equitable | Criminalizing Protest | Chicago Evictions and Race | Regulating Public *and* Private Art in Upstate NY | The Flooding Continues | More...
News from—and affecting—the community development world. This week: custom job searches for veterans, success in the land trust movement, middle neighborhoods, manufactured housing, senior cost burden at all-time high, more.
Philly's Fight for Affordable Housing | HUD Targets Facebook In Complaint| An Eviction App | A "Massive" Multifamily Housing Fraud
Facebook Takes Our Advice | Work Requirements for Foster Youth? | Public Housing Smoking Ban Takes Effect | Amazon, Still a Bully? |
In a court division where a family can lose their home after a two-minute trial and only 12 percent of tenants have lawyers, Cook County's lack of eviction court transcripts—with no court reporters or digital recording equipment since 2004—has serious repercussions for tenants.
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