Tag: security deposits

Shelterforce’s Top 10 Stories of 2021

COVID-19 and evictions, more on the gentrification debate, and the misleading marketing of renters choice—Shelterforce reviews its most-read articles of the year. Which was most important to you?

Landlords Don’t Have to Control Security Deposits

The UK saw a dramatic change in landlord behavior once security deposits were put into the hands of a third party.

Security Deposits Are a Barrier to Affordable Housing. What Can Be...

There are many new approaches to the security deposit problem—some have been lauded by affordable housing advocates, and others have been met with skepticism and mistrust—often with good reason. Here’s a look at a few commercial, charitable, and legislative solutions being explored.