Rents finally falling, but not in OC. People are struggling

While rents in Los Angeles and many other parts of the U.S. have dropped or stabilized in recent years, Orange County tenants have seen no such relief, with rents that have either spiked or held firm since the start of the pandemic. The changes reflect a national trend, according to experts. Demand for housing in … Read more

Rents Are Still Higher Than Before The Pandemic — And Assistance Programs Are Drying Up

Cleveland is one of the poorest cities in the country. It’s far from the expensive coastal cities like New York City and San Francisco, where astronomically high rents are common. Cleveland doesn’t fit the stereotype of a city people want to move to; in fact, it has been losing population since the 1950s. But since … Read more

Unaffordable rents linked to premature death

Demonstrators gather during a protest against the expiration of the eviction moratorium outside of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021. Stefanie Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Renters burdened by unaffordable housing costs may be at a higher risk of dying sooner, according to a new study published in … Read more