Stories tagged: "housing"


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This Is Why Josh Weil Is Running to ‘Retire Marco Rubio’

Running against the Republican incumbent, the math and science teacher from Orlando has a clear plan of action to build systems that help Floridians and promises to work only "for the people."

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How the Trans Community Fights for Equal Rights After Florida’s Bill

After the GOP-controlled Florida House voted to ban transgender women from playing girls’ or women’s school sports, activists in the state and across the country rev up their efforts to pass the Equality Act.

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FEMA Is Demanding a Refund From Thousands of Boricuas

The federal agency claims these residents were ineligible for funds to rebuild homes damaged by earthquakes and Hurricanes María and Irma.

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Latino Family Facing Eviction Gets $67K in Donations After AOC and CNN Highlight Their Story

An estimated 40 million are in danger of being evicted due to the coronavirus economic downturn. But people across the country are pitching in to help.

In this May 21, 2020, file photo, people from a support organization for immigrant and working class communities unfold banners, including one advocating rent cancelation, on a subway platform in the Queens borough of New York during a vigil memorializing people who died from coronavirus.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Landlords Are Harassing and Threatening Tenants Who Are Struggling to Pay Rent During Coronavirus

The data and analytics real estate firm Amherst projects that 28 million renters, or about 22.5% of all households, are at risk of eviction.

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Most Renters Won’t Be Protected Under Trump’s Proposal to Help Americans Keep Their Homes

Most Americans who rent their home will not be eligible for eviction protections, despite what President Donald Trump said this week.

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Cities Are Freezing Evictions to Help Low Wage Workers Hurt by Coronavirus

This week, San Jose, California, and Miami-Dade County approved legislation to temporarily halt evictions. Advocates in San Francisco, Seattle, and New York are hoping their jurisdictions will be next.