Listing of Articles focusing on evictions, foreclosures, relocations/displacement & homelessness.

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July 1, 2019

Senator Schatz Introduces Bill to Block Changes to Equal Access Rule

Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and 11 other Democratic senators introduced on June 27 the “Ensuring Equal Access to Shelter Act” (S. 2007) that would block a HUD proposed rule to weaken the enforcement of its Equal Access Rule, which provides important protections for LGBTQ people experiencing…

June 17, 2019

House Committee Passes Bills Blocking Harmful HUD Proposals

The House Financial Services Committee passed two bills blocking harmful HUD proposals that would limit access to housing assistance for “mixed-status” immigrant families and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness. The “Keeping Families Together Act of 2019” (H.R. 2763) passed by a vote…

June 10, 2019

Representative Lee Introduces “Housing Bill of Rights” Resolution

On the final day of the Our Homes, Our Voices National Housing Week of Action, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced a House resolution calling for a “Housing Bill of Rights” to declare that all renters deserve safe, affordable and decent homes. The resolution affirms housing as a basic…