Stories tagged: "housing"

Ginger Liddell credits the Western Dairyland Fresh Start program with helping her turn her life in a positive direction. Liddell and other Fresh Start participants helped build a house in Fall Creek that will be inhabited by a person or family facing difficulties affording housing. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
‘A Good Life is Possible’: At-Risk Youth Find Opportunities With Fresh Start Program

Program participants finished building a house for a low-income family this week.

Mary Taylor and her family. Photos via subject.
‘I Have Nowhere to Go’: This New York City Mother Is One of Millions Facing the Threat of Eviction

A recent report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition found that nearly 7 million renter households face housing insecurity in the coming months.

People carrying boxes to move in with family
Millions of Americans Moved Back in With Family This Year. For Some, It Was a Blessing.

“The only way I’ve survived through this pandemic so far is because of the love and support of my family and being able to hug the little babes at night.”

Ashley Johnson
This Kansas City Mom Is Bouncing Between Short-Term Rentals During the Pandemic. She’s Not Alone.

Ashley Johnson is a 36-year-old mother of three living in Kansas City, Missouri, who has faced housing insecurity during the pandemic.

File photo by Dorthy Ray, Associated Press
Arizona Expected to Be Hit Hardest by Incoming ‘Tsunami of Evictions’

Arizona’s eviction and foreclosure rates were already double the national average before the COVID-19 pandemic.

With key protections expired for much of Michigan, more renters than ever are facing eviction. Photo via Shutterstock.
Nearly Half of Michigan Renters Are At Risk to Lose Their Homes Right Now

A new analysis of Census data shows Michigan families who rent are struggling to keep their homes afloat during the pandemic.

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Eviction Moratoriums Are Set to Expire. Elizabeth Warren Has a Bill to Stop It.

“Housing is a human right and an absolute necessity to keep families safe during this crisis, and Congress must step in now to help keep people in their homes.”