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Tag Archives: Affordable Housing

Housing advocates team up to help renters understand their recently expanded rights

Excerpt: Thanks to the Washington State Legislature, tenant protections were expanded during the 2021 legislative session. This post summarizes the new rights gained by renters, which were championed by housing advocates.
Written by:Emma Goolsby
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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Nicole Macri’s just cause eviction bill gets approved by the Washington State House

Excerpt: ESHB 1236 would require landlords to give a reason before they can evict a tenant, and also ensure tenants have enough time to find new housing before they have to be out.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, Legislative Advocacy, Public Planning
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Democratic leaders celebrate adoption of Oregon’s groundbreaking rent control law

Excerpt: Oregon has become the first state in the country to adopt rent control legislation at the state level.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Legislative Advocacy, Public Planning
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Documentary Review: “You A Nomad”

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of the documentary short "You A Nomad", which can be watched in five installments on the web.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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LIVE from New Orleans: America’s housing crisis is an issue for everyone, everywhere

Excerpt: The federal government has failed to address this growing crisis in our country, and that really needs to change in order to adequately address the problem. This is an issue where progressives can and should be leading.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Events, Live Coverage, Public Planning
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Rent control in Seattle: Licata & Sawant make case at Town Hall debate

Excerpt: Edi­tor’s Note: The team at NPI is very pleased to wel­come Dominic Bar­rera to our staff. This is his first post for the Cas­ca­dia Advo­cate, con­cern­ing Mon­day’s forum on rent con­trol at Town Hall Seattle.  Fol­low­ing the release of Seattle’s con­tentious HALA (Hous­ing Afford­abil­i­ty and Liv­abil­i­ty Advi­so­ry Com­mit­tee) report, a debate on poten­tial rent con­trol […]
Written by:Dominic Barrera
Categories:Live Coverage
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