fix articles 6608, rental
The market is more powerful than politics (tags)
Every year more social housing units fall out of rent control than new ones are built. As a result, the stock of apartments with legally fixed maximum prices is continually shrinking. The negative effects that were feared with the introduction of the Berlin rent cap have largely failed to materialize.
Crisis rent instead of debt trap (tags)
Store closings, event cancellations, slumping orders, short-time work and job losses, especially in precarious employment, have left many unable to afford their apartments or rented commercial space. Despite initial easing, there is no end in sight.
A Social Change is Overdue (tags)
Social rental housing construction which has been increasingly restricted since the 1980s must be resumed on a grand scale and rapidly promoted to offer low-income earners, single parents and large families a place to stay.
Housing as Infrastructure (tags)
Housing as a human right is sometimes superseded by the right of speculation. Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (a Federal program), non-profit or cooperative housing and SROs (single room occupancy) are solutions to the housing crisis.
Geekouts Links Late May 2014 (tags)
Latest few months worth of links.
Major Landlord Systematically Discriminates Against African-Americans (tags)
The Housing Rights Center (HRC), as part of its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) Private Enforcement Initiative Project, filed a federal lawsuit against a Los Angeles landowner who consistently refused to rent to African-Americans.
HRC Settles $19K Lawsuit Against Landlord Who Discriminates Against Children (tags)
The Housing Rights Center, the nation's largest nonprofit, civil-rights organization dedicated to fighting housing discrimination, won a $19,000 settlement on behalf of a family who was denied housing because they had children.
Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes: medical school dropout, loner (tags)
The Colorado theatre shooting suspect is said to be a loner who dropped out of medical school in June this year, described himself as 'quiet and easy going' on an online rental application.
SAVE AMERICA's PUBLIC HOUSING - No on PETRA! - NO on TRA! (tags)
Public housing in Berkeley and Oakland are under attack by corporate profiteers, and if HUD and the Obama Administration have it their way, public housing across the nation will be next on the chopping block of corporate privatization! Join the struggle against the privatization of public housing!
Landlord Crybabies Forced To Ellis Because Landlording Became So Unpleasant (tags)
If being a landlord is so unpleasant, why don't you just sell your building without evicting the tenants?
Audit says FEMA squandering STILL Katrina aid (tags)
One year after Katrina, the government is still squandering tens of millions of dollars in wasted disaster aid, including $17 million in bogus rental payments to people who had already received free trailers and apartments
Phoenix is the most expensive place in the nation to rent a car because of taxes (tags)
Taxes in Phoenix and Arizona make Arizona one of the most expensive places in the nation to rent a car. The government theives at Sky Harbor Airport will shake you down for $7.80 to $30 a day for a car rental
Israeli Nationals, Rental Trucks And TNT (tags)
Two conspicuously under-reported incidents involving Israeli Nationals in the past two weeks.
The Housing Nightmare In Focus (tags)