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Michelle Conlin

Selling out: America's local landlords. Moving in: Big investors

Jul 29 2021

NEW YORK Beset by COVID-19 and its fallout, local landlords are offloading their properties to cash-rich institutional investors, and America's real-estate market may never be the same.

U.S. House panel holds hearing on pandemic evictions by corporate landlords

Jul 27 2021

NEW YORK Corporate landlords continue to evict tenants - many of them people of color - during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite a federal ban on evictions, a congressional panel was told on Tuesday.

U.S. expected to extend CDC residential eviction ban by one month -sources

Jun 22 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) COVID-19 residential eviction moratorium set to expire June 30 is expected to be extended by another month, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters.

U.S. expected to extend CDC residential eviction ban by one month -sources

Jun 22 2021

WASHINGTON The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) COVID-19 residential eviction moratorium set to expire June 30 is expected to be extended by another month, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters.

Landlord groups urge U.S. Supreme Court to end pandemic eviction ban

Jun 03 2021

WASHINGTON A group of landlords on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to issue an order that would effectively end the federal government's national ban on residential evictions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Landlord groups urge U.S. Supreme Court to end pandemic eviction ban

Jun 03 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A group of landlords on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to issue an order that would effectively end the federal government's national ban on residential evictions during the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. appeals court leaves CDC residential eviction ban in place

Jun 02 2021

WASHINGTON A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to overturn the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) national ban on residential evictions.

Special Report-Giant U.S. landlords pursue evictions despite CDC ban

Apr 23 2021

ORLANDO, Florida Marvia Robinson was dead tired from a week of overnight long-haul trips when she nosed her Greyhound bus into the station in deep predawn darkness. Still, the 63-year-old driver kept a friendly lilt in her voice as she said goodbye to the riders filing past her and stepping off the bus. | Video

'This is not justice.' Tenant activists upend U.S. eviction courts

Feb 08 2021

As freezing temperatures settled over Kansas City, Missouri, on Jan. 28, Judge Jack Grate opened his online courtroom. The first of 100 cases on his docket was that of Tonya Raynor, a 64-year-old who owed $2,790 in back rent and fees on an apartment on the city’s east side, a swath of vacant storefronts and boarded-up properties.

In pandemic America's tent cities, a grim future grows darker

Dec 23 2020

PHOENIX, Ariz. Nadeen Bender stood outside her home, a tattered two-man tent, surrounded by the re-purposed Amazon Prime boxes she uses to store her life's belongings. One by one, she checked the cartons to make sure nothing had been stolen in the night. 

World News

U.S. envoy urges N.Korea to end 'provocations', accept offer of talks

North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/nkorea-says-it-conducted-successful-missile-test-submarine-kcna-2021-10-19 were "concerning and counterproductive" for efforts to reduce tensions, and Pyongyang should instead engage in talks, the U.S. envoy for North Korea said on Sunday.