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Lori Teresa Yearwood
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A $9-an-hour port-a-potty job helped her escape homelessness. Now she watches others struggle.

Dawn Woudenberg witnesses the pain on Salt Lake City’s streets working across from the homeless shelter where she used to sleep.

Read more at The Washington Post
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Alieza Durana and Carl Gershenson
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Struggling Renters Need More Federal Aid

The Biden-Harris administration did not expand Section 8 vouchers in its recent infrastructure proposals, which could leave millions of renters behind.

Read more at The American Prospect
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Christina Leimer
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San Francisco Supervisors Put Corporate Responsibility to the Test

In San Francisco, Supervisors are taking an unusual tack. Just to cover tenants’ COVID-related rent debt accumulated from April through September 2020, their Budget and Legislative Analyst estimated the City would need about two to four …

Read more at LA Progressive
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Nina Riggio (Photography)
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A Year in a School Bus: Amid COVID-19, A Family Finds Freedom Traveling the American West

Paula, 39, and Max have lived in their 35-foot skoolie—a term for school buses which have been renovated into small mobile homes—for nearly a year, often traveling across public Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Arizona, California, …

Read more at Yahoo! News
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Greta Moran
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They Planned to Grow Old Together

For 24 years, Marie Giardino and her partner Michaeljon Blue made a home, a cozy yellow house with a front porch and fenced backyard in Rochester, New York. They lived with many cats and dogs lucky enough to once cross Blue’s path: “If a …

Read more at AutoStraddle
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Robin Kaiser-Schatzlein
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How Housing Activists Took On Philadelphia and Won

In a city with thousands of vacant homes, families are still homeless. Jennifer Bennetch decided to do something about it.

Read more at The New Republic
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Eric Peterson
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Protection against hidden rental fees now written into Utah law

Dawn Woudenberg witnesses the pain on Salt Lake City’s streets working across from the homeless shelter where she used to sleep.

Read more at Utah Investigative Journalism Project
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