HLRN Says 21 People Evicted Every Hour in India During COVID

Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN), an advocacy group in India, reported that Indian authorities evicted about 21 people every hour during the coronavirus pandemic.  “During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian government demolished over 43,600 homes and forcibly evicted over …

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SCOTUS Allows Evictions to Continue Despite Pandemic

The USSupreme Court has overturned the Biden administration’s COVID-related eviction moratorium, which would have protected millions of Americans. According to early August Census Bureau data, roughly 3.5 million Americans faced eviction in the next two months.  In an unsigned opinion, …

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Berlin to Vote on Seizing Rental Properties

Over 350,000 people have signed in a petition, targeting corporate landlords with more than 3,000 apartments each — will be voted on in a local referendum in September.  According to polling, expropriation, which would require firms to give their properties …

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City of Evanston, Illinois Approves First Local Reparations Program for Black Residents

Officials in the city of Evanston in Illinois approved on March 22 the first batch of funds in its landmark reparations program for its Black residents. Aldermen in Evanston voted 8-1 to approve the Local Reparations Restorative Housing Program, a …

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