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Apartment Owner Sues Portland over New Rules on Rent Hikes, Evictions
by Andrew TheenThe Oregonian
November 17th, 2015
A Portland OR, landlord is suing to end tenant protections passed by the City Council there.

Sharing, Squatting, Landlord Dodging: The Reality for Tenants
by Dan GriffinIrish Times
November 17th, 2015
Dublin tenants are finding it difficult and expensive to find housing. Tenants there are less organized than in other European countries.

Rental Agreements Trap Domestic Violence Victims
by Mike HowellVancouver Courier
November 16th, 2015
Domestic violence victims in Vancouver, B.C., may be allowed to break their leases to move away from the abusers without losing their security deposits or having to pay charges for re-renting their units.

Federal Smoking Ban Won't Change Much in Oregon Public Housing
by Kristian Foden-VencilOregon Public Broadcasting
November 13th, 2015
Public housing projects in Oregon already ban smoking in units there.

Berlin Just Showed the World How to Keep Housing Affordable
by Feargus O'SullivanCity Lab
November 12th, 2015
Low-income Berliners will pay lower rents under a reform of rent laws there.

Smoking Ban Proposal a Surprise to Some Public Housing Tenants
by J. David Goodman and Mireya NavarroNew York Times
November 12th, 2015
Some public housing tenants are concerned that a ban on smoking in public housing units will allow police harassment of tenants.

Landlord Tory MP Philip Davies Says UK Law Requiring Homes Be Fit for Human Habitation is an Unnecessary Burden
by Jon StoneThe Independent
October 16th, 2015
A Tory MP opposes a law that would require landlords to maintain their properties in habitable condition. The MP owns rental property.

Gentrification Pushing Some of the Poorest Members of Society Out of their Homes, Says Study
by Jonathan OwenThe Independent
October 15th, 2015
Poor people are being forced from their homes and neighborhoods in London. Charts are shown on the original website.

NYCHA Residents See Little Benefit from Gentrification in their Neighborhoods, Report Finds
by Greg B. SmithNew York Daily News
October 12th, 2015
Public housing residents in New York City don't benefit from the gentrification of their neighborhoods, becoming aliens in their own neighborhoods, as well as losing shops and services they can afford.

In Detroit, Massive Foreclosures Strip Neighborhoods of People and Homes
by Alex KellogAljazeera America
October 6th, 2015
Tenants in Detroit are facing eviction when their landlords are foreclosed for delinquent taxes. In some neighborhoods whole blocks are facing foreclosure, and the City has stopped providing basic services.

Berlin's Housing Problems Boil Over
by Eliot BrownWall Street Journal
October 6th, 2015
The government has failed to provide sufficient affordable housing in Berlin, and the crisis may be exacerbated by migration, as refugees flee the Middle East.

City Cracks Down on Rent Hikes Used to Avoid Relocation Payments
by Daniel BeekmanSeattle Times
October 5th, 2015
The Seattle City Council has passed legislation to prevent landlords from using rent increases to avoid paying relocation assistance to tenants being forced out in no-fault evictions.

City Council Closes Loophole to Protect Tenants
by Joel ConnellySeattle Post-Intelligencer
October 5th, 2015
The Seattle City Council closed a loophole that allowed landlords to evict low-income tenants without paying the relocation assistance required by law.

Activists Protest What They Call a Housing Crisis in Boston
by Astead W. HerndonBoston Globe
October 4th, 2015
Residents from every neighborhood in Boston protested displacement and called for "just cause" eviction protections. State law prohibits rent control in Massachusetts.

In the Midst of Housing Crisis, Why is D.C. Selling Off Public Housing?
by Martin AustermuhleWAMU
October 2nd, 2015
Scattered site public housing units are being sold into the private market, and some housing activists there are opposed to losing the units, claiming that the Housing Authority is helping to displace the poor.

South Seattle Tenants' Rents Double as Condition Remains Deplorable
by Natasha ChenKIRO (Seattle)
October 1st, 2015
A Seattle landlord is evading notice requirements, while doubling rents for a building with serious habitability problems.

Is It Time for a Tenants' Union?
by Louisa McGrathDublin Inquirer
September 30th, 2015
Dublin tenants are forming a citywide tenants' union to advocate for reform and assist tenants with their landlord problems. Rental rates have increased nearly 35% since 2011 there.

Fixing New York City's Broken Housing Courts
by Michael DillerHuffington Post
September 30th, 2015
Legal representation is essential for tenants who have cases in New York City's housing court. A new program will provide legal help for tenants who are facing eviction.

As Advocates Push Displacement Fixes, Local Leaders are Awful Quiet
by Shelby R. KingPortland Mercury
September 16th, 2015
Portland's city government has failed to move to protect tenants from displacement.

Welcome to the Courtroom That is Every Tenant's Nightmare
by Rachel M. CohenNext City
September 14th, 2015
A Baltimore court that was originally intended to insure that landlords were maintaining their properties has become a fast, easy way for landlords to evict tenants, and does nothing to force landlords to make repairs to their properties.

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