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Annual housing report shows divergence in wages and housing rents across the country

The National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual report, Out of Reach, presents some staggering data about how housing rental prices are diverging radically from wages, not just in big coastal cities, but all across the country. Here is a part… … Continue reading

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We're Suing Ben Carson for Trying to Dismantle the Fair Housing Act

Fifty years after the Fair Housing Act, the Trump administration is weakening desegregation efforts. So we’re suing. It is no accident that much of the United States remains segregated. Decades of slavery, Jim Crow laws, discriminatory lending practices, and intentional … Continue reading

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Governor Baker Nominates Five For New Housing Court Judgeships

New Judges to Serve Expanded Statewide Jurisdiction In the 2018 Fiscal Year budget, the jurisdiction of the Housing Court expanded to full state-wide coverage, and with it, the Legislature created five new judgeships. Earlier this week, Governor Charlie Baker nominated … Continue reading

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#The1Llife: The Housing Situation

#The1Llife The Housing Situation GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 1L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School                The benefits of staying in the same area is the ability to remain in your current apartment … Continue reading

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New York mayor continues to deny kids were poisoned by lead paint in NYSHA housing

Many children were poisoned by lead in New York as the result of the city neglecting to inspect and fix lead paint hazards in  apartments belonging to the New York City Housing Authority. Some children died and others now have … Continue reading

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