- 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.