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Delta Variant Casts a Shadow Over Midtown Manhattan’s Shaky Recovery

Delta Variant Casts a Shadow Over Midtown Manhattan’s Shaky Recovery

Signs of life have emerged as restaurants and stores reopen, but trouble looms as a rise in coronavirus cases delays some returns to the office.

The Stigma of a Scarlet E

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The Stigma of a Scarlet E

Eviction cases — called Scarlet E’s — are a stubborn blot on a renter’s history. Piecemeal privacy legislation in some states may not be enough to protect millions of struggling tenants.

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Pelosi and Yellen to Discuss Rental Assistance as Eviction Crisis Looms

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Pelosi and Yellen to Discuss Rental Assistance as Eviction Crisis Looms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it would impose a 60-day ban on evictions in places hit hard by the Delta variant.This post was originally published on this site

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Back to Normal? It’s a Tall Order as New York City Restaurants Struggle.

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Back to Normal? It’s a Tall Order as New York City Restaurants Struggle.

Diners are flocking back this summer, but owners still have trouble hiring, stocking kitchens and paying rent. And an uncertain autumn looms.

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Why Do We Make Things So Hard for Renters?

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Why Do We Make Things So Hard for Renters?

Relief came late, then slowly, and renters have been subject to political brinkmanship. We can do better.

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Administration Seeks to Blunt Effects From End of Eviction Moratorium

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Administration Seeks to Blunt Effects From End of Eviction Moratorium

After the expiration of the moratorium over the weekend, the White House called on state and local governments to protect renters and sought to speed the flow of federal aid.This post was originally published on this site

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Eviction Moratorium Set to Lapse as Biden Aid Effort Falters

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The administration made a last-ditch, failed appeal to Congress to extend the moratorium to buy more time to fix a dysfunctional rental aid program.This post was originally published on this site

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Home Prices Are Soaring. Is That the Fed’s Problem?

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Low interest rates are one reason that the housing market has taken off. They are far from the only one.This post was originally published on this site

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The chairman of a House coronavirus subcommittee vows to investigate eviction practices by corporate landlords.

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A federal eviction moratorium is set to expire this month. Housing advocates estimate that roughly 11 million adult renters are vulnerable to being evicted.This post was originally published on this site

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Tech Workers Who Swore Off the Bay Area Are Coming Back

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Critics said the pandemic would make the industry flee San Francisco and its southern neighbor, Silicon Valley. But tech can’t seem to quit its gravitational center.This post was originally published on this site

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