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    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – If you don’t have a bag full of cash to buy your first or next home, you’ll more than likely need a loan. If you haven’t don’t this before, keep in mind it is a process involving several steps and documentation. READ MORE: Suspect In Custody Following DPS Chase In Johnson County If you have done...
    Top House Republicans are seeking internal correspondence between Biden administration officials overseeing the response to the border crisis and the organization to which it awarded $617 million in no-bid contracts for housing migrants, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner. As the border crisis began in February, the government opted to house migrant families and children in hotels rather...
    People protest at the Flint Water Plant after participating in a national mile-long march to highlight the push for clean water in Flint February 19, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) For the first time, Congress has an opportunity to create an infrastructure plan that fairly supports all people, neighborhoods, and communities, but recognizes the important...
    Since the start of 2020, California is experiencing one of its hottest housing markets in recent history. Not only are many homes across the Golden State selling at well above the asking price, they're also selling at record speeds.Although the trend began before the state's economy was rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has accelerated in recent months."The recovery has...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Councilman Mike Bonin on Wednesday defended his effort to explore housing homeless people in campsites or temporary cabins in certain westside parks and beach parking lots. “These are not encampments. They are emergency response – an alternative – to encampments, and they are temporary solutions meant to get people off the streets and into homes,” Bonin...
    I was raised in Brooklyn, working and living in this community for the majority of my life, and I have never seen my community in as much pain as the coronavirus pandemic has caused. Many of our neighbors have lost their jobs, and many are worried about how they will afford their rent. All too often, we see low-income families...
    A transgender woman is suing the District of Columbia over her incarceration in a men’s unit. Sunday Hinton sued the District on Tuesday over her housing at the Central Detention Facility (CDF), which a men’s facility, solely based on anatomy. The complaint states that Hinton is “at risk of imminent harm.” The suit was announced by the American Civil...
    Santa Clara, Morgan Hill and Mountain View added more homes and people among Bay Area cities in 2020 even as California’s overall population shrank for the first time since 1900. Santa Clara added 2,066 new housing units last year, a 4.2 percent increase that is the eighth-largest increase in the state, according to new data from the California Department of...
    UNION CITY — The Planning Commission on Thursday will consider approving a developer’s proposal to build almost 1,000 apartments and condominiums and 31,000 square feet of commercial space near the Union City BART station. If approved by the commission and later the City Council, the development  would effectively double the total number of housing units either built or planned in...
    The pandemic-era real estate market has emerged as a windfall for sellers and a headache for buyers. A shortage of for-sale homes continues to boost prices across the nation by double-digits — and is pushing house hunters to go to extremes to win bids.  Take a home near the Microsoft campus outside of Seattle that was listed for about $725,000....
    Pressure builds for CDC to update indoor-mask requirements for vaccinated people Frustration in Japan as leader pushes Olympics despite virus Millions of Americans have fallen behind on their bills because of the pandemic. One program is looking to make sure you have the funds you need to stay in your homes if you’re behind on your mortgage, but the...
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    The most senior Republican in the House was facing fresh questions about his living accommodation on Tuesday night, as it appeared he had likely either violated a House ethics rule, or broken Washington DC housing regulations. Kevin McCarthy on Sunday insisted he had done nothing wrong in renting a room from GOP pollster Frank Luntz, who Tucker Carlson has repeatedly branded...
    California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan Tuesday to spend $12 billion on homelessness in his state as part of his $100 billion “California Comeback Plan,” promising to solve the problem of “family homelessness” within five years. [email protected] @GavinNewsom is cleaning up trash near Downtown Los Angeles. He’s highlighting new funding efforts to beautify the state in addition to...
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Buoyed by a large budget surplus and swimming in federal pandemic recovery money, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $12 billion to get more people experiencing homelessness off the streets and into homes of their own. Newsom’s proposal includes $8.75 billion over two years to create an estimated 46,000 housing units, expanding on a program...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A $3.8 billion plan to redevelop the long-vacant Michael Reese Hospital site on the South Side moved a step closer to reality on Tuesday, as the Community Development Commission approved selling 48 acres of public land to private developers for $97 million. The vote comes four years after former Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration chose GRIT, LLC –...
    Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday announced a historic plan to pour $12 billion into housing and services for homeless Californians, taking advantage of a major budget surplus to address one of the state’s most pressing — and most difficult — issues. The two-year strategy, part of Newsom’s $100 billion economic recovery plan, would get tens of thousands of people off...
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $12 billion in new funding to get more people experiencing homelessness in the state into housing and to "functionally end family homelessness" within five years.The funding is part of Newsom's $100 billion California Comeback Plan, an economic recovery relief plan aimed at addressing five of the state's biggest challenges.Newsom's plan was announced in...
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $12 billion in new funding to get more people experiencing homelessness in the state into housing and to "functionally end family homelessness" within five years.The funding is part of Newsom's $100 billion California Comeback Plan, an economic recovery relief plan aimed at addressing five of the state's biggest challenges.Newsom's plan was announced in...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $12 billion in new funding to get more people experiencing homelessness in the state into housing and to “functionally end family homelessness” within five years. Newsom’s plan was announced in a statement and he was expected to provide more details at a media event Tuesday morning in San Diego...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $12 billion in new funding to get more people experiencing homelessness in the state into housing and to “functionally end family homelessness” within five years. Newsom’s plan was announced in a statement and he was expected to provide more details at a media event Tuesday morning in San Diego...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP/CBS13) – Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed $12 billion in new funding to get more people experiencing homelessness in California into housing and to “functionally end family homelessness” within five years. Newsom’s plan was announced in a statement and he was expected to provide more details at a media event Tuesday morning in San Diego County. The first-term...
    Former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for New York City’s mayor, drastically underestimated the cost of a Brooklyn home. Donovan claimed in a New York Times editorial board interview that a home in Brooklyn costs “around $100,000.” Editorial Board member Mara Gay then corrected him, noting a real estate website’s calculation...
    Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday is expected to announce that $12 billion in state funding will be dedicated to tackling the homeless crisis in California.One of the goals of the plan would be to end family homelessness within five years by investing $3.7 billion in homeless prevention and rental support.Gov. Newsom is expected to discuss his plan at a news...
    Two New York mayoral candidates went viral this week after widely underestimating the value of a home in Brooklyn. In interviews with The New York Times’s editorial board for the paper's potential endorsement, Shaun DonovanShaun L. S. DonovanFive things to watch in the New York City mayoral race Poll finds Yang with big lead in NYC mayor's race Yang leans...
    It’s foolish to assume that the scale of the homelessness crisis in California is due to a lack of awareness or concern. Quite the opposite, it’s practically impossible to find a Californian who doesn’t lament the humanitarian crisis unfolding on our streets. In 2019, over 85% of Californians said that they are “concerned about the presence of homeless people in...
    A man walks past tents housing the homeless in Los Angeles.Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Two weeks after the United States began its...
    A DISABLED mum-of-four has revealed her family was left to live in a mouldy house with a raw sewage leak for six weeks. Anaya Hinton, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, a compromised immune system and uses a wheelchair, was forced to live in squalor while her housing association looked for alternative adapted accommodation. 4Anaya Hinton says her family were...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – CBS2 is holding in-depth conversations with the 2021 New York City mayoral candidates. We are asking each of them the same questions, so you can compare. The order was chosen at random. Here’s Marcia Kramer’s interview with Democrat Dianne Morales. Marcia Kramer: From ending gun violence to recovery from the pandemic, the next mayor of New...
    Bay City News Service BART is reporting up to 20-minute delays throughout its system due to equipment problems at multiple stations earlier Sunday morning. No other information was released about the nature of the equipment issues. In addition, due to scheduled track maintenance in San Francisco, trains will be using one track between Embarcadero and Balboa Park stations, BART officials...
    Isa Cox, The Western Journal May 8, 2021 0 Comments The Biden administration just awarded several hefty contracts to disaster relief companies and nonprofits for the construction of new facilities to accommodate the overflow of unaccompanied migrant minors crossing into our country from Mexico. The companies and organizations — which have experience ranging from responding to natural disasters, building...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny YMCA is closed following positive COVID-19 tests. According to a post on its Facebook page, the YMCA says they learned yesterday morning that men in the housing program tested positive for the virus. It says they will be closed to the public for at least two weeks.
    By most accounts, the recent hearing on the Bay Area’s Regional Housing Needs Allocation wasn’t the social event of the season. The material was dry, the arguments technical and yet dozens of people called in to testify, some seemingly willing to wait hours to be heard. Many were part of a new collection of desk-chair lobbyists now able to speak up...
    SUNNYVALE — When Enid and Dwight Fox moved from Ohio to the Plaza Del Rey mobile home park in Sunnyvale in 1988, the family-owned community was known as “the park with a heart,” a place where they could afford to buy a home of their own to spend the rest of their lives. That piece of the California dream started...
    A new housing complex for unhoused residents is set to open later this month in a Willow Glen neighborhood, despite what nearby residents and leaders from both the city of San Jose and Santa Clara County agree was inadequate community outreach. A vacant building at 1185 Pedro Street — previously home to the Atria Chateau Gardens assisted living facility — has...
    Residents in Los Angeles' coastal Venice neighborhood are calling for action over homeless encampments in the area that have been connected to a string of crimes, including shootings, fights, fires and drug use.  The city as a whole is grappling with a homeless crisis that has only gotten worse in recent years. Over five years, the homeless population has increased by...
    OAKLAND (BCN/CBS SF) — Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf released her 2021-23 budget Friday, a $3.85 billion plan that includes $41 million for homelessness. The plan does not replenish the city’s rainy-day fund or pay for all basic services with on-going funds, putting the city in a precarious position. READ MORE: California Population Drops By 182,000 In First Ever Yearly Decline...