The state requires disclosure of flood risk information to buyers, but not to people who rent their homes. For now.
It can be hard for landlords to pay their bills too. But even tenants with a strong case against eviction rarely fight back.
Right now the only thing keeping millions of renters in their homes is the CDC’s eviction moratorium, which expires Jan. 31.
The lowest-income households were more likely to lose wages and fall behind on rent.
The nationwide CDC ban leaves many renters unprotected.
The problem is worse among households earning $50,000 a year or less.
Housing wealth and other protections advantage owners over renters.
One group of California tenants say they feel stuck in dirty, dangerous accommodations.
According to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin — which ranks the health of nearly every county in the U.S. — more than 10 percent of households live with the burden of extremely high housing costs. Where people spend more than half of their income on housing, it […]