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New Rental Assistance Program to Aid Low-Income Workers

In a groundbreaking initiative, Milpitas is leading the way in ensuring housing stability for its most vulnerable residents and workers. In collaboration with FORWARD, a trusted program administrator for local government...

Housing and Manufacturing Lead the Economic Recovery

Thursday, January 21 — the Department of Labor's jobs report finds that fewer Americans filed for unemployment compensation over the past week. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to infect hundreds of t...

Biden's Tax Credit Plan: A Promising Solution for Housing Affordability

President Joe Biden's State of the Union address included a significant proposal aimed at combating the affordability crisis plaguing the housing market. Biden's plan entails an annual tax ...

Housing Inflation and Economic Injustice

The United States of America, per usual, is dealing with a very polarizing issue that seems to split people into two sides. Only unlike presidential elections and vaccine mandates, this issue isn't really a 50/50 event split....

Senator Cantwell Takes Action to Boost Low-Income Housing with Federal Tax Credit Expansion

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington state is leading the charge when it comes to tackling the shortage of affordable housing in the country. By pushing for the expansion o...

The Rise of Affordable Housing: Builders Shrink House Sizes to Meet Demand

Affordability has become a pressing issue in the U.S. housing market, prompting some major home builders to adopt a new approach. The Washington Post recently reported that powerful builders are...

Mainstream Media Gloats About Landlords Raising Rental Rates

There is currently a housing crisis going on in America, and a lot of economic experts believe that it's going to ultimately rival the housing collapse of 2008. The issue here is that there's a housing...

San Diego Landlords Face Pressure to Comply with Rent Control Laws

San Diego landlords are under scrutiny for violating the city's rent control ordinance by illegally raising rents on tenants. The Tenant Protection Act caps rent increases at 10% annually, but some ...

Rental Assistance Program Delays Prompt Los Angeles to Extend Eviction Protections

To safeguard tenants waiting for financial assistance through Los Angeles' rental assistance program, the city council has approved a measure that temporarily prevents landlords from ev...