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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... More »

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... More »

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... More »

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... More »

LA County Tenant to Be Forced Out of Home at 102

Thelma Smith getting the boot because landlord's daughter needs a place to live

(Newser) - A 102-year-old woman is being evicted from her Los Angeles residence of 30 years, without relocation assistance. Thelma Smith received a notice in March saying she would have three months to vacate the home she's inhabiting on a month-to-month lease so the landlord's daughter, who is graduating from... More »

Their Mom Was Murdered. Then the Phone Rang: 'This Is Tyler'

Perry pays rent, funeral costs for family of Tynesha Evans, allegedly slain by on-again, off-again BF

(Newser) - One of Tynesha Evans' daughters is calling Tyler Perry an "angel on Earth" after the star stepped up following Evans' murder in Georgia over the weekend. Per an Alpharetta Department of Public Safety post on Facebook , Evans, 45, was gunned down Saturday in a Wells Fargo parking lot; her... More »

Ready to Launch: 30-Year-Old Is Almost Out of the House

He can thank his cousin and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who gave him $3K

(Newser) - Michael Rotondo, the 30-year-old man who grabbed national headlines when his parents had to go to the New York State Supreme Court to get him out of their house, is finally, really, and truly leaving home, reports USA Today . A cousin with a truck is helping him move his belongings... More »

30-Year-Old Evicted by Mom, Dad Is Giving Bizarre Interviews

Michael Rotondo says he's 'been trying to get out for years'

(Newser) - Michael Rotondo is apparently happy to figure out his next move, which, thanks to a judge's order , must involve an actual relocation out of his parents New York home, where he's lived rent-free for eight years. "I've been trying to get out for years," the... More »

R. Kelly Evicted From His $11K-a-Month House

...and from his $3K-a-month house, too

(Newser) - R&B singer R. Kelly has been evicted from two Atlanta-area homes over unpaid rent, per court documents cited by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Feb. 13 filings with the Fulton County magistrate court show Kelly owes more than $31,000 in past due payments to SB Property Management Global. The filings... More »

The Eviction Process in the US: 'Efficient and Surreal'

The middle class is now being affected, thanks to gentrification, among other factors

(Newser) - John Williams once had a white-collar career as a political reporter and a $2,000-a-month apartment in suburban DC. Then he lost his job, fell behind on his rent to the tune of five figures, and was kicked out of his home by housing court. It was a "smooth,... More »

'Mom Is 3rd Person to Die' for Her SF Apartment

Daughter describes Beatriz Allen's battle over eviction during her final days

(Newser) - A woman in San Francisco has died in the midst of an extended battle against eviction from her apartment. Beatriz Allen, who passed away in her sleep at the age of 81 on April 30, had lived in her Noe Valley home for nearly 40 years. But in 2014, healthcare... More »

100-Year-Old Woman Dies Month After Eviction

She was forced to leave home of more than 50 years

(Newser) - A sad end to the long life of Iris Canada: The 100-year-old San Francisco woman has died the month after she was evicted from the apartment that was her home for more than 50 years. A final eviction notice was delivered to her residence and the locks were changed on... More »

Feds: We're Not Evicting Pipeline Protesters

Army Corps wants 'peaceful and orderly transition'

(Newser) - The US Army Corps of Engineers says it isn't going to force more than 5,000 pipeline protesters off land where they've been camping since August— despite having told them that they need to leave. "The Army Corps of Engineers is seeking a peaceful and orderly transition... More »

Woman Being Evicted Because Grandson Lives With Her

Donna Souza's mobile home park has a no-kids-allowed policy

(Newser) - A Florida grandmother tells WFLA she's about to be evicted and put out on the street, all because she allowed her 1-year-old grandson to move in with her. The Pine Haven Mobile Home Park is a retirement community with a no-kids-allowed policy. But Donna Souza's daughter is battling... More »

137 Tigers Evicted From Buddhist Temple

Monks caused 'mayhem,' Thai officials say

(Newser) - Wildlife officials in Thailand have begun removing some of the 137 tigers held at a Buddhist temple following accusations that the monks were involved in illegal breeding and trafficking of the animals. The director of Thailand's Wildlife Conservation Office, Teunjai Noochdumrong, says three tigers were tranquilized and transported Monday... More »

Accused Squatter Files Restraining Order Against Homeowner

California woman has apparently done this before

(Newser) - A California homeowner says a squatter has not only taken over her Fair Oaks home but has filed a restraining order against her, Fox40 reports. Sandra Forbes says the woman moved in about two months ago without meeting her or getting permission. And while the alleged interloper produced a lease... More »

Evicted California 100-Year-Old Gets a New Home

Evelyn Heller got some surprise help, too

(Newser) - A 100-year-old woman evicted from her apartment has a new home in the Southern California desert after a newspaper reported on her plight and motivational speaker Tony Robbins and a local congressman joined in helping her, the AP reports. Evelyn Heller represented herself in a trial in which her Palm... More »

A Suicide Attempt, Then Cops Find a Captive Daughter

German 26-year-old, believed to be autistic, was likely held captive by mom 'for years'

(Newser) - A 54-year-old woman apparently despondent over being evicted may have tried to kill herself by throwing herself down a stairwell, reports NBC News . She survived, but German cops at the scene to enforce the eviction made a "shocking" discovery: a 26-year-old woman held in "inhumane conditions." "... More »

97-Year-Old Woman Fighting Eviction Dies

Marie Hatch had lived in Bay Area home for 66 years

(Newser) - An unhappy ending to the story of a 97-year-old woman who was fighting eviction in California's Bay Area: Marie Hatch has died, the law firm representing her pro bono announced late Thursday. "There is no doubt that the callous eviction of Marie Hatch has caused her death,"... More »

97-Year-Old Woman Sues to Keep From Being Evicted

She was told 60 years ago she could live in her cottage rent-free until she died

(Newser) - Attorneys for a 97-year-old woman being booted from her Northern California home filed suit Friday to enforce a long-ago promise by the landlord that the woman could live there until she died, the AP reports. The complaint states Marie Hatch moved into her Burlingame cottage more than 60 years ago... More »

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