Tag: protecting tenants

HUD Finally Puts a Landlord on Notice for Interfering with the...

There must be actual, meaningful penalties for landlords that retaliate against tenants who fight for safe, standard home conditions.

Renters Rise Again

Rent regulation is no longer being discussed as a vestigial holdover from a previous age, but actively debated and organized for by renters and activists.

The Barney Frank Challenge

Barney Frank, the Massachusetts Democrat and chairman of the house Financial Services Committee, sits down with Shelterforce to discuss consumer protection, the future of Fannie and Freddie, the role of FHA, and rental housing and offers a challenge to advocates looking to effect change on the federal level.