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The Election Interference Is Coming From Inside the White House 11.9.2020 Mother Jones
Last week, 11 Democratic senators signed on to a letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin demanding the United States impose new sanctions on Russians who attempt to interfere with the 2020 election. “There is virtually no national security threat more serious,” they wrote, “than that posed by those who would undermine confidence in, and the […]
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Op-Ed: Trump's Housing Department wants to make transgender discrimination legal again. Don't let it 8.9.2020 LA Times: Commentary

A proposed HUD rule would allow shelters to discriminate against trans people on the basis of biological sex. That would be disastrous, especially in the COVID era.

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Letters to the Editor: Mexican American leaders are missing at the Democratic convention. That's foolish 20.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Kevin de Leon and Julian Castro are two Mexican American political leaders who deserve a more prominent role in the Democratic Party.

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Editorial: Now Trump is pandering to NIMBYs. Sad! 18.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The latest about-face on affordable housing in the suburbs from Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is so cynical.

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Citing environmental racism, Southeast Side activists file civil rights complaint against Chicago 13.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The chief target of the complaint is General Iron, a scrap shredder that plans to move from Lincoln Park on the North Side to a site on the Calumet River in the East Side neighborhood.
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Column One: The apartment was ready in February. Four months later, the homeless man moved in. 24.7.2020 LA Times: Health

One homeless man's four-month wait for an apartment, while it lay vacant, reflects a persistent failing of L.A.'s countywide system to get homeless people into housing — an especially critical need during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Column: Trump wants to ease rules against housing discrimination. Even Realtors say he's gone too far 18.7.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Now is not the time to undo progress toward eliminating systemic racism in the housing market, say the Realtors

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Biden Wants to Desegregate the Suburbs. Naturally, Trump Is Furious. 2.7.2020 Mother Jones
During the 2020 Democratic primary, housing policy played a far more prominent role than in any presidential contest in recent memory, as candidates released aggressive plans to combat rising costs, exclusionary zoning, and a wave of evictions. But the issue seemed destined to be relegated to the margins in the general election, amid more politically potent […]
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Congress tackling police reform, but GOP and Democratic lawmakers differ on aims 15.6.2020 L.A. Times - World News

A Black man's death at police hands in an Atlanta drive through occurs and congressional lawmakers face calls for police reform.

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These lenders didn't make it easier to find homeowner relief, watchdog says 28.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Millions of homeowners eligible for relief under the CARES Act were provided confusing information by more than two dozen banks, a watchdog has found.

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Residents say they are being kept in the dark about COVID-19 as nearly 90 deaths are recorded at low-income housing in Chicago. ‘This is dangerous.' 21.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Tribune investigation finds residents at subsidized housing across Chicago have been told little about COVID-19 cases where they live.
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You can skip mortgage payments for 6 months. But many fear what comes after that 30.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Millions of home owners have signed up for mortgage forbearance programs to delay their payments. But there is confusion and concern over how they will pay back what they owe.

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Will Jared Kushner’s Real Estate Empire Give Renters a Break? He’s Not Saying. 21.3.2020 Mother Jones
As the economy is sputtering under the weight of the coronavirus’ shutdown, the Trump administration has pushed for direct cash assistance for Americans to prevent them from being thrown out of their homes. Some cities and the Housing and Urban Development Department have announced moratoriums on evictions. But meanwhile, a very large landlord who happens to have […]
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Trump administration seeks $46 billion for agencies to deal with the coronavirus 20.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The White House is asking Congress to approve billions for agencies and programs across the federal government. Here's a breakdown of what each agency would get.
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An unexpected side effect of the coronavirus? A new urgency about helping homeless people 16.3.2020 LA Times: Health

As public health officials scramble to manage the spread of the novel coronavirus, strategies are taking shape to protect California's homeless population.

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The Trump Administration’s Sunday Morning Coronavirus Messaging Was a Disaster 8.3.2020 Mother Jones
Members of President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force fanned out on the Sunday morning talk shows to deliver a message about the administration’s handling of COVID-19—only, it’s unclear what exactly that message is. Pressed by journalists to provide numbers and a plan, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and Surgeon General Jerome Adams deflected […]
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Trump Isn’t Waging a War on Poverty. He’s Waging a War on Poor People. 14.2.2020 Mother Jones
This week, President Donald Trump released a $4.8 trillion budget proposal that would further decimate the already weakened social safety net. Trump’s plan would make steep cuts to food stamps, Medicaid, housing assistance, and other welfare programs that millions of Americans rely on. But the budget is merely a wish list with no chance of […]
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Julián Castro Declares Iowa a “Complete Mess” 4.2.2020 Mother Jones
As the clock crept toward midnight in Iowa with no official results from the caucuses yet released, Elizabeth Warren’s campaign sent her most high-profile surrogate, Julián Castro—2020 presidential contender himself—to talk to reporters gathered at her event. Castro, Obama’s former secretary of housing and urban development, took the opportunity to hammer home one of his […]
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Across the U.S., states are bracing for more climate-related disasters 31.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Some states' proposals would borrow massive amounts of money to pay for future work, create new surcharges to bankroll permanent disaster accounts or shift development away from areas prone to disaster.

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti foresees progress on homelessness via talks with HUD Secretary Ben Carson 24.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hopes to reach a preliminary agreement with the Trump administration on a joint plan to help combat the city's swelling homeless crisis.

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