Three Strikes Tenant Law Repealed by Norristown Council by Carl Rotenberg, Times Herald August 6th, 2014 An ACLU lawsuit has led to the repeal of an ordinance in Norristown PA that would have required landlords to evict tenants after the police had been called to the property three times. An early victim of this legislation was a woman who called the police after her abusive ex-boyfriend came to her apartment.
Lawmakers Vow to End 'Poor Door' Policy at Luxury Buildings by Amber Jamieson and Yoav Gonen, New York Post July 26th, 2014 NYC lawmakers are seeking to end the 'poor door' policy, which allows developers to provide separate--and lesser--entrances to tenants who live in the properties as a result of inclusionary zoning. Developers are allowed additional luxury units in exchange for the low-income units.
Goldman Sachs is my Landlord by Carmen Perez-Lanzac and Elisa Silio, El Pais July 4th, 2014 Spain's government is requiring that local authorities sell off public housing there, and the investment groups purchasing them are taking action to maximize their profits.