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COVID Renter Assistance for Every State

These Are Hard Times for Renters So many are struggling in the face of COVID-19, but there is help available for many, courtesy of programs like the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.   Because that help is delivered at the state level, finding it is not always easy, so we assembled all of the best COVID-19 renter […]

The Great Dislocation: Three Major Trends in the Rental Market Due to COVID-19

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Welcome to the Great Dislocation. No matter where you live, your area is seeing an enormous, unprecedented amount of movement of people and families. We are all adjusting to the new normal that COVID-19 has thrust upon us. For many, that means watching friends and family relocate to places that better meet their needs, either […]

Coronavirus happened. Now, I can’t pay my rent.

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One month ago COVID-19 started appearing in U.S. headlines.  Now, it’s dominating them. Many states have issued some version of “stay at home.”  Non-essential businesses have closed. Unemployment claims have skyrocketed. April 1, 2020, is 5 days away.  Rent is going to be due for millions of renters.  Renters, who have lost work through no […]

Renters need help, too!

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A crisis reveals much about humanity.  Our values come to the surface as a result of the decisions made by leaders and individuals.  Many give of themselves for the benefit of others. On the front lines of a crisis, heroes emerge.  First responders and essential workers making certain society doesn’t come to a complete standstill.   […]

How To Safeguard Your Mental Health as a Renter During Coronavirus

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Life as we have known it is changing as a result of COVID-19.  Employees able to work from home are being asked to do so. Schools across the country are closing.  Venues that serve large audiences have shut down. In some locations, citizens are being asked to shelter-in-place to maximize the benefits of social distancing.  With […]

Coronavirus and Renter Life

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How will Coronavirus affect renter life? What can you do as a renter to stay safe in your home? Today the World Health Organization (WHO) officially termed the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic.  The number of confirmed cases in the United States is growing each day. Now is the time for all of us […]