Tag Archives: Housing

White House Announces Plan To Boost Affordable Housing

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The Biden administration released a new plan on Monday to alleviate the rising cost of housing in the U.S. and to address the housing supply shortfall within five years through executive and legislative actions. The plan would give cities and towns with reformed zoning and land-use policies higher scores for certain …

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Rep. Omar Reintroduces ‘Homes for All’ Act

Rep. Ilhan Omar

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has reintroduced the Homes for All Act, which would dramatically expand the public housing stock in the United States and guarantee housing as a human right. The bill would authorize the construction of 12 million new public housing and private, permanently affordable rental units, driving down costs throughout …

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Bush, Warren Introduce The Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021

Cori Bush

On Tuesday, Congresswoman Cori Bush, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and over three dozen of their colleagues introduced the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021 to enact an urgently needed nationwide eviction moratorium. In direct response to the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down President Biden’s initial eviction moratorium on the grounds that …

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CDC Eviction Moratorium To Remain In Place For Now

A federal judge has agreed to keep the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) eviction moratorium in place while the Biden administration appeals the judge’s May 5 decision. U.S District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich said that controlling the spread of COVID-19 is more important than the potential loss of revenue …

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Federal Judge Cancels CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a nationwide moratorium on evictions that was implemented as the pandemic raged through the United States. In a 20-page order, a federal judge ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not have the legal authority to issue the eviction moratorium. …

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CDC Has Extended National Eviction Ban Through June 30

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is extending the national eviction ban through June 30. “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a historic threat to the nation’s public health,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director, said. “Keeping people in their homes and out of crowded or congregate settings — like homeless …

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