Somerville Community Land Trust acquires first property, aims to lessen city’s housing crisis
A Somerville house is pictured on Sep 9, 2021.(Sophie Dolan / The Tufts Daily) On Aug. 17, the Somerville Community Land Trust held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its first property acquisition at 7 Summer St. By maintaining community ownership of the property, the SCLT hopes to increase the availability of affordable housing in Somerville.
Woman horrified when she finds out landlord is sneaking into her house and playing with her underwear
** This article is a work of nonfiction based on actual events as shared with me by a friend who experienced them first hand; used with permission. My friend and I were both single moms living in a small town. When a quaint house opened up for rent, my friend jumped at the opportunity to put in her application. When she was called to tell her that she qualified to rent the house, I helped her pack her things up and move into her new home.
UHaul Rental Nightmare - Why You Should Never Rent From U-Haul! Beware!
If you're considering renting from UHaul, you may want to reconsider after hearing my rental nightmare. You won't believe their business practice regarding rentals. . . . #uhaul #rental #uhaulcares #rentaltruck #nightmare #rentalnightmare #uhaulrental #horrorstory
Over 126,000 signed petition requesting LA to pay market rents to hotels to house homeless people in their vacant rooms
At least 126,000 people signed a petition requesting the city of Los Angeles to pay market-related rental amounts to hotels to house homeless people in empty rooms. Tents housing the homeless line up in front of closed storefronts near downtown Los Angeles, California.Frederic J. Brown / AFP.
$64 Million Housing Plan Announced For New York, Governor Announced Today
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Rental Scams In Tampa Are Driving Realtors Crazy
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Availability of affordable housing revealed as the cause of homelessness in LA, not drug abuse, mental illness & poverty
LA not having affordable housing has been revealed by new research as the major cause of homelessness in the city, counterarguing drug addiction and poverty as the main cause. A research booklet by the University of California Press has disputed drug addiction, mental illness, alcoholism and poverty as the major cause of homelessness.
Housing Rental Prices Keep Going Up Across Pennsylvania And So Is The Homeless Rate
Two and a half years ago pre-pandemic, a studio apartment in Dauphin County Pennsylvania, averaged between $450-550 a month in the rural areas. House rentals where I live rented for $800 mo. In Harrisburg, a studio averaged approximately $600-650 a month. Last April, a studio in the Harrisburg area advertised for $1500 a month on apartments.com.
A Great Florida Vacation Rental
We came across an amazing rental in Destin Beach, Florida.
Columnist calls out democrats for not fixing NYC homelessness issue, says federal government has tools to mitigate this
A New York columnist has called out Democrats for not fixing New York City's housing situation, which has exacerbated the homeless situation that the city is currently facing. Homeless tents in New York City.Stephanie Keith / AFP.
Reminder: NJ State Rental Assistance Program Waiting List Opens July 11 at 9 am
The state-funded program provides housing subsidies for low-income NJ residents. A total of 4,000 households will be selected through a lottery system to be added to the waiting list. Here’s how you can apply, if eligible.
Rental Assistance Requirements and How to apply For Rental Assistance?
The Section 8 Voucher program allows low-income, retired, or disabled individuals and families to receive an economic subsidy to pay for the rent of their homes. Also known as the Section 8 Housing Rental Voucher Program, the aid allows the tenant to choose the home they want to rent, as long as it meets the minimum health and safety standards established by law, and the owner is in agreement. agree to participate in the program.
Micro-apartments for unhoused Hayward residents breaks ground
(Christopher Furlong / Getty Images) (HAYWARD, Calif.) The city of Hayward, in conjunction with Abode Services, broke ground on micro-apartments designated to help unhoused residents.
Miami reportedly has the most expensive housing market in the U.S., surpassing New York due to people flocking in
The housing market in Miami is reportedly the most expensive in the United States, surpassing New York due to many of its residents coming during the pandemic, according to the Real Deal.
$10.8 million given to 144 businesses through Project Restore to revitalize vacant retail and commercial spaces
(Edwin Remsburg/Getty Images) Governor Larry Hogan announced the first round of awardees for Project Restore, a $25 million economic recovery initiative that provides financial incentives for small businesses and commercial developers to revitalize vacant retail and commercial spaces, offering rental subsidies of up to $2,500 per month and business operations grants of up to $250,000 per year.