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Stories with subject: Housing rental
  • In DC, public housing tenants forced out, then homes flipped 
    Updated: Nov-29-15 10:35 am

    WASHINGTON - In the rapidly gentrifying nation's capital, real estate investors aren't the only ones flipping houses for profit. The city's public housing authority is getting in on the action - moving aging tenants out of homes where they've lived for decades, renovating them and selling them to wealthy buyers.

  • Housing advocates worry about rental fee abuse in Bend 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 11:54 am

    BEND, Oregon - More landlords and property owners in Bend are participating in what housing advocates call "fee stacking," the process of collecting application fees from prospective renters even after a preferred tenant has been chosen.

  • Housing authority says Portland low-income rents rising 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 2:42 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - Low-income tenants in Portland are faced with an unprecedented number of rent increases after the City Council passed new rules intended to protect renters, housing authority officials said.

  • Ribbon-cutting marks new lower-rent apartments at Bayou Cane 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 4:08 am

    BAYOU CANE, Louisiana - Officials in the Bayou Cane area of Terrebonne Parish are celebrating the opening of a new affordable-rent apartment complex.