California is paying off residents’ past due rent during the COVID-19 pandemic as Gov.¬†Gavin Newsom announced the news of the federal funds allocation. Newsom’s senior counselor on housing and homelessness, Jason Elliott, confirmed that $5.2 billion in funds from Congressionally-approved aid packages will be used as only $32 million outContinue Reading

Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar introduced the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act on Thursday. The bill would institute a nationwide cancellation of rents and home mortgage payments through the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, the bill would constitute a full payment forgiveness, with no accumulation of debt for rentersContinue Reading