(ShelterForce) Top 10 Shelterforce Stories of 2020

Week of December 28
Shelterforce's 10 Most Popular Articles of 2020

We wanted to share with you our 10 most-read articles of 2020. They'll be familiar to some of you, and new to others. We hope you enjoy these articles and share with anyone who may have missed them.

For now, thank you for your dedication and we wish you a happy, healthy, and productive New Year! With your continued support, Shelterforce will be with you every step of the way.
Miriam Axel-Lute, Shelterforce
The popular organizing demand raises a host of questions for the affordable housing movementRead Full Article
Frank Woodruff, National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations
In an attempt to make compliance easier for banks, regulators are proposing to incentivize the very thing the Community Reinvestment Act was written to fight. Read Full Article
Miles Howard, Shelterforce
Tiny houses are a step up from shelter beds, but are they also a distraction from real, obvious solutions to our homelessness epidemic? Read Full Article
Miriam Axel-Lute, Shelterforce
Rep. Omar’s bill would release tenants and homeowners from housing payments until the national emergency is lifted, and would make up the losses to landlords and lenders through a federal fundRead Full Article
Katy Reckdahl, Shelterforce
Eviction moratoriums are only as good as their enforcement, as one man’s harrowing story in New Orleans shows. Read Full Article
Josh Cohen, Shelterforce
Millions of renters are at risk of eviction due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke with researchers, advocates, lawyers, housing economists, and rental housing industry representatives to understand what this all means. Read Full Article
Nicole Martinez, Shelterforce
Beyond the crucial goal of reducing the spread of COVID-19, providers say that the shift from shelters to hotel rooms has made dramatic positive change for their clients. Read Full Article
Dana Bartolomei, National Housing Trust
Despite a national eviction moratorium, millions of renters will soon navigate a costly and inefficient system. We take a closer look at one person’s experience after her landlord decided to evictRead Full Article
Ingrid Gould Ellen, Katherine O'Regan, Sophie House, Furman Center
COVID-19 will hurt the low-income and housing insecure the most. We must act now to protect them—and ensure safe housing for all going forward. Heres how. Read Full Article
Emily Benfer, Health Justice Advocacy Clinic; Eric Dunn, National Housing Law Project; Norrinda Brown Hayat, Rutgers Law School; and Rachel Blake, Regional Housing Legal Services
An eviction moratorium must hit all five phases of eviction, and more, to protect public health. Here's what to look for to make sure an eviction halt does its job. Read Full Article
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