Evictions

Eyeing eviction “avalanche,” bill would quicken Right to Counsel rollout

3 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

With an eye on a looming “avalanche” of evictions, some City Council members want to speed up the expansion of a law that guarantees legal representation for low-income...
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Lawmakers one-up Cuomo with commercial eviction and foreclosure bill

5 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The New York state legislature is moving ahead with its own commercial eviction and foreclosure bill, despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo including a similar measure in the state's...
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These startups want to guarantee your rent

9 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

As millions of Americans struggle to pay their rent on time, investors are betting on a crop of new startups to help landlords get their money. Companies like Flex, Till and...
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'Amazing, generous people': Devoted customers help rescue BBQ restaurant on the brink of eviction

'Amazing, generous people': Devoted customers help rescue BBQ restaurant on the brink of eviction

16 hours ago   |   WYFF

The pandemic has been devastating for most small business owners. But for some, it also has brought out the compassion and generosity of their local communities and customers.
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Boston's average rent drops 18 percent over pandemic year

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The price to rent a one-bedroom apartment in Boston has plummeted 18% since last January, as the coronavirus pandemic has driven away student renters and many city dwellers...
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Proposal would extend California eviction rule through June

Proposal would extend California eviction rule through June

1 day ago   |   KCRA

California would extend eviction protections through the end of June while using federal money to pay off up to 80% of most tenants' unpaid rent, according to a proposal being...
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Nearly 20% of renters in America are behind on their payments

1 day ago   |   CNBC

As of the January rent bill, more than 10 million Americans will be behind on their rent, meaning 18% of all renters are in danger of being evicted.
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‘What happened to the PLAN?' Biden roasted after claiming ‘nothing we can do to change pandemic's trajectory'

‘What happened to the PLAN?' Biden roasted after claiming ‘nothing we can do to change pandemic's trajectory'

3 days ago   |   RT

US President Joe Biden was pilloried online after saying he is powerless to change the “trajectory” of the coronavirus pandemic in the coming months, directly at odds with...
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Phil Collins sells $40M Miami house he shared with ex Orianne Cevey

Phil Collins sells $40M Miami house he shared with ex Orianne Cevey

4 days ago   |   New York Post

Phil Collins has evicted his ex-wife and found a buyer, so he's kissing his fraught $40 million Miami Beach house goodbye.
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Courts hope to avoid surge in landlord/tenant cases as eviction moratorium extended

Courts hope to avoid surge in landlord/tenant cases as eviction moratorium extended

4 days ago   |   WMUR

The Biden administration has extended a federal order that prevents renters from being evicted if they meet several criteria.
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Sen. Patrick Leahy, tapped to preside over Trump impeachment, hospitalized

Sen. Patrick Leahy, tapped to preside over Trump impeachment, hospitalized

WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the lawmaker tapped to preside over President Trump's impeachment trial, has been hospitalized, according to multiple... Read more ...

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

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A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an online auction

A handmade crocheted doll inspired by the viral inauguration meme of Sen. Bernie Sanders raised more than $40,000 for Meals on Wheels America when it was sold in an online... Read more ...

Target employees receiving $500-plus in pandemic bonuses

Target employees receiving $500-plus in pandemic bonuses

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Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations, delivering an initial blow for President Joe... Read more ...

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US...

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US relations would benefit everyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden held their first phone call on Tuesday, discussing options to prolong the New START treaty, cooperation in battling... Read more ...

Only 5 GOP Senators Vote to Proceed With Trump Trial

Only 5 GOP Senators Vote to Proceed With Trump Trial

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday against moving forward with Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, making clear a conviction of the former president... Read more ...