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Leading Age steps up campaign for affordable housing for older Americans

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Djamila Cabugos named to Rona Barrett Foundation board

National News:

A historic eviction crisis could be coming to the U.S. in days, this housing expert warns

The infrastructure plan: What ‘s in and what’s out (subscription required) 

Will the White House extend the eviction moratorium again?

How the Fed should be helping housing

HUD announces new COVID-19 recovery loss mitigation options

The time tax

States are buying hotels to provide short and long-term housing for wildfire survivors

‘Unprecedented spike’ in U.S. evictions looming as ban expires

End of eviction moratorium puts many tenants at risk of losing their homes (Subscription required)

Housing Discrimination: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video) 

Why empty offices aren’t being turned into housing, despite lengthy vacancies

America ‘s houses are old. Low-income renters are suffering because of it.

Short-term fixes aren’t enough to solve America’s looming eviction crisis  (Opinion) 

Hopes for generational investment in housing fade in DC

HUD proposes looser safety requirements in public housing despite tenant concerns

Republicans hammer HUD chief over sluggish rental aid

Treasury distributes $1.5 billion in rental assistance in June as eviction moratorium end looms

As disasters spiral, cities confront need for climate adaptation

The pandemic safety net is coming apart. Now what? (Subscription required)

The week ahead: HUD to outline its equitable housing goals on the Hill

As HUD proposes weaker safety rules, Congress proposes new tenant rights bill

Biden renews push for housing in infrastructure plan

Rents are out reach for most Americans earning minimum wage, a study says

White House to hold second eviction-prevention meeting with local officials as housing concerns mount (Subscription required)

HUD fills several key positions after months of vacancies

With federal eviction moratorium set to expire, states offer patchwork protections

HUD fills several key positions after months of vacancies

With federal eviction moratorium set to expire, states offer patchwork protections

‘Five-alarm fire’: Slow trickle of rental aid heightens concern about eviction crisis (Subscription required)

‘Housing is infrastructure’: Marcia Fudge’s vision for a HUD that serves the people

Bill would ban facial recognition in public housing

Pricey lumber is making it harder to build low-income homes

U.S. housing shortage will be around for ‘years to come,’ says Taylor Morrison CEO

Eviction deadline looms for millions of tenants with surging rent debt

Rescue plan has billions available for housing, advocates urge officials to take it 

Biden’s new dilemma: How to slash housing costs for low-income borrowers

How does the legacy of housing discrimination affect food access?

Race is on to get rental assistance out to avert evictions

Biden’s stimulus set aside $50 billion to help renters facing eviction, but just 4% of that has gone out 

Rent catches up to pre-pandemic estimates, except in big cities

State News: 

Rebranding ceremony of El Paso housing authority celebrated with lighting of Blue Flame

San Antonio’s Emergency Housing Assistance Program has more than $50 million available to help families

Texas Supreme Court extends state program to help tenants avoid eviction until Oct. 1

Minimum wage workers struggle to pay rent in Austin more than any other Texas city, report says

San Antonio Housing Authority removes ‘interim’ from CEO’s title

Millions of dollars that few are applying for in Dallas County housing assistance

Phase 3 of Austin’s homeless camping ban has begun: What that means

Houston council OKs $12.5M to replace low-income housing project displaced by I-45 expansion 

As Austin booms, homelessness faces crackdown (Subscription required)



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