Elderly homeowners in Florida are suing the billion dollar company that owns their mobile home park. Big companies are buying up parks around the country, but critics say residents pay the price.
Piel Island is made up of 50 acres a half-mile off England's northwestern coast, home to wildlife, castle ruins and a centuries-old pub. It's looking for a new landlord, who will also be crowned king.
According to the complaint filed this week in U.S. District Court, living conditions for families in an apartment complex in suburban Maryland include rodent infestation and toxic mold.
Congress approved $47 billion to help struggling renters avoid eviction. But that money still isn't reaching many who need it. And an eviction moratorium from the CDC expires at the end of the month.
The federal government plans to release $5 billion in new housing vouchers to help those at risk of homelessness. Low-income tenants often struggle to find landlords who will accept such vouchers.
The latest COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress has upward of $27 billion for rental assistance to prevent evictions. With so many renters not paying, many landlords are struggling.
Some landlords are evicting tenants despite an order from the CDC aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 by preventing evictions. That has led to calls to strengthen protections.
NPR wants to hear from you if you have lost income and couldn't pay rent to your landlord or needed a mortgage forbearance.
A new statewide program is providing rent and utility relief to North Carolinians experiencing financial hardship.
Tenants often stop paying rent to force the repair of poor conditions in the only housing they can afford. But landlords say can't fix the problems until they get the rent. It's a vicious cycle.