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New Court Decision Jeopardizes Affordable Rental Housing
by Dean Preston of Tenants TogetherBeyondChron
July 28th, 2009
Last week, a California Appellate court took a giant step toward eliminating affordable rental housing in communities across California. The Court ruled that a Los Angeles inclusionary housing law was preempted by the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act.

Tenants are the Forgotten Victims of Foreclosure Crisis
by Dean Preston and Sharon KinlawLos Angeles Daily News
July 15th, 2009
In this Op-Ed piece, Sharon Kinlaw of San Fernando Fair Housing Council and Dean Preston of Tenants Together call for banks to stop evicting tenants after foreclosure.

California Foreclosures Jeopardize Renters as Banks Seize Homes
by Ari Levy and Dan LevyBloomberg.com
April 6th, 2009
Citing TT's recent report, this article discusses the impact of foreclosure on California renters. The stories of Laura Hecox (Chula Vista) and Genevieve Hilpert (San Francisco) are highlighted. The article also notes that banks are losing over $1 billion annually by not continuing to rent to California tenants after foreclosure.

Rise in Renters Erasing Gains for Ownership
by Rachel L.SwarnsThe New York Times
June 21st, 2008
Front page New York Times article reports that the number of renters is on the rise, while homeownership rates saw the largest decline in twenty years.

Senior Renters Face Lack of Protection, Fewer Options
by Bethania PalmaWhittier Daily News
June 1st, 2008
The Whittier Daily exposes a rising level of homelessness among seniors who cannot afford to pay rents on their apartments.

Man Pays $30K in Rent, Faces Eviction
by Thelma Gutierrez and Wayne GrashCNN
May 29th, 2008
CNN profiles a single mom of eight in Palmdale who faces eviction from her rental after a foreclosure. A Laguna Hills family who has paid $30K in rent since last August also faces eviction because their landlord failed to make mortgage payments.

Mom Forced to Live in Car With Dogs
by Thelma Gutierrez and Wayne GrashCNN
May 20th, 2008
CNN covers the plight of Santa Barbara residents who lost their homes when they could no longer afford to pay rent.

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