Housing demands have spiked though this has been an issue prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was reported in 2020 renters were paying over half their income to pay for housing, according to CNBC. Though the rule of thumb is only 30% should be used toward housing. However, for many middle-class and low-income renters, this is impossible… Continue reading Why Renting Is Becoming Impossible in America
There has been coverage of Americans quitting their jobs at an alarming rate, there has been coverage of those who are at risk for losing their homes for non-payment of rent for various reasons mainly due to job loss or furlough. However, there is a segment of the population that has been forgotten in the… Continue reading The Forgotten Artists
Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri was outspoken from the very beginning about the rent moratorium ending putting millions of American renters in danger of being evicted. Rep. Bush took this cause personally as reported by the VOA News this hit home for her as she was homeless herself after facing eviction. VOA News reported that after Rep. Bush experienced… Continue reading The Events That Led To The Rent Moratorium Extension
On August 26th, 2021, The United States Supreme Court made the decision to not uphold the CDC’s rent moratorium that was originally scheduled to end July 31st now is extended until October 3rd to make time for the remaining Emergency Rental Assistance Program. However, those funds have been distributed slowly as only 89% of funding… Continue reading Renters Race Against Time As Rent Moratoriums End
The eviction moratorium expires on June 30th, 2021 many renters in the state are facing the possibility of eviction. Governor Gavin Newsom signed bill SB-91 in January 2021 or better known as the COVID Tenant Relief Act to provide up to 2.6 billion dollars for assistance to renters and landlords. According to Cnet.org the California… Continue reading What’s in store for California’s Renters?