Eviction is a formal legal process that guarantees tenants some protections, but advocates say not all landlords are willing to follow the law to push a tenant out.
Tenants are celebrating the falling rents, but record vacancies could eventually upend the market.
The national median rent has risen over 20% since 2020, according to Apartment List. And the use of pricing algorithms used by some of the nation's biggest corporate landlords might be playing a role.
Heather Vogell of ProPublica finds short term-oriented corporate investors are increasingly becoming apartment landlords.
Renters and landlords have relied on federal rental assistance money, but by the end of 2021, most of that money could be gone.
If enacted, the proposal would be one of the most aggressive rent control policies in the country, applying to new construction.
Investment firms might be able to pay more for renovations, but critics say they accelerate evictions.
Zarrish Khan used to dream of owning a home, and then her dream got bigger.
Congress allocated $46 billion for rental assistance — but is that information, and the money, getting to people who need it?