Housing Should Not Be A Luxury

By Katharina Hofmann De Moura, Consortium News. -

Unfortunately, access to private space has become increasingly unequal in Europe. This discrepancy has been exacerbated by the pandemic. A lockdown spent on a terrace or in the garden is not the [...]

Millions In US ‘Race Against The Clock’ To Pay The Rent And Stave Off Eviction

By Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian. -

Millions of Americans are in a “race against the clock” to receive rental assistance before the end of the month, when a federal eviction moratorium designed to help people cope during the [...]

Seattle Votes To Guarantee Lawyers For Renters Facing Eviction

By David Kroman, Crosscut. -

The Seattle City Council unanimously voted Monday to guarantee free legal counsel to poor tenants facing eviction, a system similar to the right to representation already enshrined in the [...]

With Evictions Looming, US Cities Seek Legal Help For Renters

By Carey L. Biron, News.Trust.org. -

Washington - When Shalonda Glascoe fell behind on her rent as she struggled to find a job amid the coronavirus outbreak this spring, her landlord tried to kick her out of her Baltimore home - [...]

This Is Why Thousands Of Renters Are Evicted Each Year

By Josh Kaplan, DCist. -

Joseph Gelletich’s life began to unravel in September of 2018, 16 days after he missed a rent payment. His landlord filed an eviction lawsuit, triggering the legal process that would [...]