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After Guest Posts Review, Hotel Shows Her the Door
After Guest Posts Review,
Hotel Shows Her the Door
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After Guest Posts Review, Hotel Shows Her the Door

Police tell woman it's legal to kick her out

(Newser) - Susan Leger and her granddaughter, 6, were settled in for the night at the Baymont Inn & Suites when the phone rang. It was the manager of the Georgia hotel, WXIA reports. "This guy is on my cellphone ranting at me, and he said that he's kicking me...

This Labor Day, a 'Perilous Crossroads' for Millions

With eviction moratorium expired, millions of Americans will now lose all unemployment benefits

(Newser) - Mary Taboniar went 15 months without a paycheck, thanks to the pandemic. A housekeeper at a resort in Honolulu, the single mom of two saw her income completely vanish as the virus devastated the hospitality industry. For more than a year, Taboniar depended entirely on boosted unemployment benefits and a...

Supreme Court: Evictions Can Resume
Supreme Court:
Evictions Can Resume

Supreme Court: Evictions Can Resume

Conservative majority blocks Biden administration

(Newser) - The Supreme Court's conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the US, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. The court's action late Thursday ends protections for roughly 3.5 million people who said they...

Mom on Brink of Eviction Raised $200K. Now, a Twist
Mom on Brink of Eviction
Raised $200K. Now, a Twist
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Mom on Brink of Eviction Raised $200K. Now, a Twist

Dasha Kelly admits she's not biological mom of 3 girls shown with her

(Newser) - A Nevada mom with three young girls touched people around the nation after CNN profiled her plight about being on the verge of eviction—so much so that a GoFundMe she set up raised nearly $200,000 as of Wednesday. There's now been somewhat of a twist in Dasha...

Relief for Mom Who Sold Blood Plasma to Feed Her Kids

Las Vegas mother Dasha Kelly, on verge of eviction, receives $200K through GoFundMe

(Newser) - The CDC on Tuesday issued a new "targeted" moratorium through Oct. 3 that will keep people from being evicted in areas of the country with "substantial and high levels of community transmission" of COVID. This pause came days after an old one had expired, leaving millions vulnerable to...

As Moratorium Ends, Evictions Surge

Activists fear millions could be out on the street as delta variant takes hold

(Newser) - Gabe Imondi, a 74-year-old landlord from Rhode Island, had come to court hoping to get his apartment back. He was tired of waiting for federal rental assistance and wondered aloud “what they’re doing with that money?" Hours later, Luis Vertentes, in a different case, was told by a...

No One Seems Able to Save Eviction Ban

Lawmakers vent at Biden while pushing CDC to act

(Newser) - With the national moratorium on evictions by landlords expiring at midnight, members of Congress on Saturday expressed frustration—sometimes angrily—that no one has acted to preserve it. House Democrats tried to pass legislation extending the ban on Friday night but failed, ABC reports. "We are only hours away...

Administration Says It Can't Save Eviction Ban

3.6M renters say they could be kicked out soon

(Newser) - The Biden administration announced Thursday it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are tied after the Supreme Court signaled the moratorium would only be extended until the end of the month. The White House said President Biden would have liked to extend...

New York Man Still Dodging Eviction After 20 Years

Guramrit Hanspal has made just one mortgage payment since 1998

(Newser) - A New York man who hasn't made a mortgage payment on his Long Island home in over 20 years has dodged eviction yet again. Per the New York Post , Guramrit Hanspal was saved from being kicked out on the streets yet again last week when a judge agreed to...

Olympics Have Twice Forced This Man From His Home

Kohei Jinno describes 'sad, lonely feeling' as start date approaches

(Newser) - Kohei Jinno is among the minority in Japan who feel this summer's Olympic Games should go on. Otherwise, it would mean he was booted from his home of a half-century for nothing. The 87-year-old and his wife, Yasuko, were one of some 200 families forced out of a public...

Renters Get What Is Likely Their Last Reprieve

White House extends eviction moratorium one month through July

(Newser) - The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants unable to make rent payments because of the pandemic, but it said this is expected to be the last time it does so. CDC chief Dr. Rochelle Walensky extended the evictions moratorium until July...

Judge Tosses CDC's Eviction Moratorium

Federal judge says agency exceeded its authority

(Newser) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its legal authority in September when it issued an unprecedented nationwide ban on evictions of renters who lost income during the pandemic, a federal judge decided Wednesday. US District Judge Dabney Friedrich threw out the eviction ban, which had been due to...

The Renter Was a Nightmare. She Was Stuck With Her
She Decided to Rent Out a
Bedroom. It Was a Bad Move
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She Decided to Rent Out a Bedroom. It Was a Bad Move

One tale of misery from NYC

(Newser) - On March 20, 2020, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered a stop to all eviction proceedings in the state. It gave many residents the breathing room they needed amid pandemic job losses. For Heidi Russell, it prolonged an absolute nightmare. In a lengthy piece for New York Magazine , Bridget Read...

Cops: Japan Woman's Fear of Eviction Led to Gruesome Act

Yumi Yoshino stashed mom's body in freezer for 10 years so she could stay in apartment: authorities

(Newser) - A Japanese woman is being detained "on suspicion of abandoning and hiding a female body"—with the body being that of her own mother. Per the Guardian , cops say that 48-year-old Yumi Yoshino kept her mom's remains for about 10 years in a freezer in their once-shared...

CDC Issues Unprecedented Eviction Ban

Landlords barred from evicting tenants in certain conditions, through the end of the year

(Newser) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued an unprecedented order barring landlords from evicting tenants who can't afford rent because they lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ban applies to tenants who expect to make less than $99,000 ($198,000 for joint-filing couples)...

Trump Threatens Executive Action on COVID Relief

Move would likely trigger another court battle; negotiations continue

(Newser) - With a coronavirus relief deal still elusive , President Trump is considering executive orders—he detailed three of them on Wednesday—unless a deal is reached by Friday. "My administration is exploring executive actions to provide protections against eviction" as well as "looking at a term-limited suspension of the...

Island's Lone Inhabitant, 81, Fights to Stay Put
After 30 Years Alone on an
Island, He's Told to Clear Out
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After 30 Years Alone on an Island, He's Told to Clear Out

Italian authorities say Mauro Morandi has no claim to Budelli

(Newser) - It's a good time to be living alone on "one of the most beautiful islands in the entire Mediterranean." But the quiet paradise Mauro Morandi has enjoyed for 30 years on the Isle of Budelli off the coast of Sardinia will soon be taken from him, reports...

Kudlow on Next Stimulus Bill: 'There's a $1.2K Check Coming'

Senate GOPers set to reveal $1T coronavirus relief package on Monday

(Newser) - Senate Republicans are set to release a $1 trillion coronavirus relief package on Monday, and with that deal, Americans can expect checks similar to the ones sent out in the last round. "There's a $1,200 check coming," White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said in...

Landlord Told a Family to Get Out, Now Faces Charges

Howard Mostad allegedly tried to kick out family with ill 4-year-old

(Newser) - A landlord who tried to kick a family out of their home despite Minnesota's ban on evictions during the coronavirus crisis is facing charges—and has been ordered to restore their electricity. Authorities say Howard Mostad on March 4 told a Pine County family of three they had to...

Homeless Moms Evicted From Vacant Home in 'Act of War'

'This isn't over'

(Newser) - Four people were arrested Tuesday when Alameda County Sheriff's deputies showed up to evict a group of homeless mothers who'd taken up residence in a vacant home in Oakland, Calif. NBC News and the Mercury News report that members of Moms 4 Housing, an activist group trying to...

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