67-year-old Tennessee man working multiple jobs "shocked and worried" when his rent goes up an extra $300 a month
Renters in Tennessee are experiencing dramatic rent increases when it comes time to renew their apartment leases. As a result, finding affordable housing has become increasingly difficult for many middle-class renters already working multiple jobs to make ends meet.
Your Pet, Your Home: Learn and Understand Pets' Policy Before You Rent or Buy an Apartment
Ask questions and understand pets' regulations before you sign a lease or a contract for a new house or an apartment (townhouse, cooperative, or condominium)—tips for pet owners and property owners.
Pennsylvania landlord sued by DOJ for discrimination, refusing to allow disabled tenants to keep support animals
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania property management company alleging discrimination on the basis of disability and refusing to make reasonable accommodations as required under the Fair Housing Act.
Florida tenants approved for rental assistance say they haven't "seen a dime" and now face eviction
Tenants approved for rental assistance through the "Our Florida" program claim they didn't receive the promised benefits and are now facing eviction. AntonioGuillem/Getty Images (Canva Pro license)
Lawmakers seek bill to protect renters from illegal evictions
Each year, thousands of renters are illegally evicted from their homes because they don't understand their legal rights. Now, the Louisana legislature is considering a new law that would impose greater penalties on unscrupulous landlords who use unethical practices to try to "evict" tenants.
Charleston council plans to build 16,000 "micro-apartments" to solve affordable housing crisis, but there's a catch
Would you be able to live in a 250 square foot micro apartment?. Aleksandr_Kendenkov/Getty Images (Canva Pro license) Currently, the city of Charleston has a shortage of more than 16,000 affordable housing units. However, city council members have debated the issue in recent months and have proposed a plan to build thousands of tiny apartments or "micro-units" throughout the city.
ALCO requesting additional federal funds for Emergency Rental Assistance Program
(Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) Alameda County is requesting additional funds from the federal government to help with the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
Denver ranks No. 13 for fitness-friendly apartment rentals, industry study shows
The study found that 96,000 apartments in Denver have access to fitness amenities.(Scott Webb/Unsplash) (DENVER, Colo.) Denver may have robust outdoor offerings but the city ranks No. 13 in the nation when it comes to offering fitness facilities in new apartment buildings, according to a recent study.
Proposed laws will help make housing safer, healthier and more accessible
State Sen. Nikil Saval (D, Philadelphia) proposed two new laws and one amendment to an existing law in 2021. All three focus on housing access for renters, and home repairs for low-income households.