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Rent for a two-bedroom on a minimum-wage income is out of reach in every state

Jul 19, 2021
A study finds that the disparity is the worst in California cities.
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Houston officials are handing out rent relief, but not all landlords are signing up

May 31, 2021
The local program recently eliminated landlord participation as a requirement for renters to receive funding, so the payments can go directly to renters.
With the CDC eviction order set to expire at the end of June, renters are scrambling to pull together back rent.
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Rents are rising all over the place again

May 28, 2021
Apartment and home rental prices rose, on a national basis, at a record pace from April to May, according to Apartment List.
San Francisco and New York rents are still cheaper than before the pandemic, but markets like D.C., Seattle, Boise and Spokane are all up and continuing on those trends.
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As rent comes due, millions of Americans are already thousands behind

Mar 1, 2021
So where's the $25 billion in rental relief approved in the last COVID-19 relief package?
"Very little" of the $25 billion in rental assistance approved by Congress has reached renters and landlords, a housing coalition CEO says.
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Small landlords face a different kind of eviction crisis

Feb 18, 2021
Property owners unable to collect rent are struggling to pay their own bills.
Small landlords are finding themselves on the edge of a financial cliff.
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More relief is on the way for renters who've fallen behind

Dec 21, 2020
Even though hundreds of millions in aid from the CARES Act went unspent.
Demonstrators call for rent and mortgage cancellation during a Minneapolis rally in June. The new relief bill in Congress provides funds for rental assistance.
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Millions of renters face holiday evictions — and long-term debt

Dec 9, 2020
Even if someone manages to avoid or recover from an eviction, unpaid rent can have a damaging effect that lasts for years.
Renters and housing advocates attend a protest to cancel rent and avoid evictions during the coronavirus pandemic, in Los Angeles, California, on Aug. 21, 2020.
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Report warns of a worsening affordability crisis for renters

Nov 19, 2020
The lowest-income households were more likely to lose wages and fall behind on rent.
Banners against tenant evictions hang from a rent-controlled building in Washington, D.C., in August.
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Without more pandemic aid, renters struggle to keep up

Oct 19, 2020
Nearly two-thirds of renters fear being unable to pay.
A maintenance worker changes the lock of an apartment after an eviction order is posted on Oct. 7, 2020, in Phoenix, Arizona.
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