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Kristen Consillio
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Eviction cases on the rise as Hawaii tenants struggle to stay in their homes

Amy Rivo said she was given a notice to evict as soon as the moratorium ended in October. "They were essentially telling me I would be homeless a week before Christmas," she said.

Read more at KITV
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Lori Teresa Yearwood
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Evictions Are Back. Black Renters Are Suffering the Most—Again.

In Indianapolis, like many American cities, the long shadow of segregation continues to punish Black neighborhoods—to the disproportionate benefit of white landlords.

Read more at The New Republic
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Tina Kelley
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When Attending College Means Losing Your Home

Nearly 60 percent of U.S. college students reported struggling to meet basic needs—including food and housing—during the past year, with Black and Latinx students both more likely to need aid and less likely to get it.

Read more at The Progressive
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Lori Teresa Yearwood
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The Bill for My Homelessness Was $54,000

Coming back to the world of the housed meant first having to navigate an obstacle course of fees and fines that I had incurred while homeless.

Read more at The New York Times
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Lori Teresa Yearwood
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A Widow Prepares To Start Living In Her Van

It is as if the eviction has been a long-brewing and inevitable storm aimed at Susan Violette, who lives in Worcester County in central Massachusetts.

Read more at Defector
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Eric S. Peterson
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Is Utah misusing federal funding intended to help renters by paying landlord legal fees?

Ashley Beamer was walking her dog outside her Holladay apartment one night last April when the light from her phone reflected off something strange in the tree above her.

Read more at The Salt Lake Tribune
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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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