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There has been a ‘parabolic increase’ in cities and states giving tenants a right to counsel to help fight evictions.
Jun 01, 2021
True public safety, advocates say, is one of the most urgent issues facing Cincinnati voters ahead of Tuesday’s primary election.
Apr 29, 2021
A new proposal would make Denver the latest major city to provide legal defense for residents facing evictions.
Apr 15, 2021
The governor has rolled back eviction protections for those struggling most to pay rent.
Mar 31, 2021
The city joins the national trend of guaranteeing counsel in eviction court, which data shows can save people’s homes.
Mar 29, 2021
To all of the state lawmakers wondering how to fund legal representation for tenants facing evictions: follow the federal COVID-19 relief packages.
Mar 26, 2021
Ensuring renters have representation in housing court would help close a “justice gap” and be a life-saving intervention for those at risk of losing their homes.
Mar 10, 2021
KC Tenants has secured passage of a tenant "bill of rights" and successfully blocked hundreds of evictions through civil action in the Kansas City, Missouri area.
Mar 04, 2021
Whether the city will do more to keep people in their homes or simply do more of the same depends on who voters elect as the next mayor.
Mar 01, 2021
Numerous city councils and state legislatures are debating giving renters a right to counsel, which can make the difference between stability and catastrophe.
Feb 18, 2021
The CDC must immediately extend its emergency eviction moratorium to give the Biden administration and Congress time to provide additional emergency rental assistance.
Emily Benfer, Gregg Gonsalves and Danya Keene
Dec 07, 2020
Minnesotans, Fateh said, “should be able to access the folks that are representing us and make sure that they’re partnering with the community.”
Dawn R. Wolfe
Nov 04, 2020
Tenants rights groups in Brooklyn, Kansas City, New Orleans, and elsewhere are using physical blockades and direct action to keep people in their homes.
Oct 20, 2020
Housing rights activists in California are pushing for taxation of rich residents to help the hundreds of thousands of people who may be at risk of losing housing after COVID-19 eviction restrictions end.
Jul 27, 2020
Some are striking because they can’t afford to pay the rent. Others are striking in protest against what they say is inhumane treatment.
May 13, 2020
Residents have been told to stay in their homes to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus—but little has been done to ensure they can afford to stay there, activists say.
Mar 31, 2020