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3 Ways Tenants Can Pay for Laundry from Their Phones

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A cashless society is approaching rapidly. As a result, all corners of tenants’ lives are affected including doing laundry. To improve convenience, landlords are allowing tenants to make mobile payments to operate laundry machines. 3 Ways Tenants Can Pay For Laundry From Their Phones are listed below. Look for the PayRange icon on machine to determine if it accepts PayRange

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3 Ways Tenants Can Protect Themselves from Disaster

Floods, tornadoes, fires, and other disasters keep coming. To make matters worse, when rental properties are damaged by disasters, tenants are on their own. Landlords’ property and flood insurance does not protect the tenants’ possessions or cover unexpected moving and relocation expenses. To be better prepared, there are 3 Ways Tenants Can Protect Themselves from Disaster. Renters Insurance The first

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Why Are Rents Going Up?

According to CoreLogic, rents rose 9.3% in August versus a year ago. In addition, all major metropolitan housing markets covered by CoreLogic show positive rent growth. The largest increase is in Miami with a 21% increase. So why are rents going up? Low Supply of Rental Units There has been severe under-investment in housing construction for years in the United

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Do You Know If Your Apartment is Going to Become Unaffordable?

With rents going up, many tenants are wondering if their apartments are going to become unaffordable. Would it be helpful to know if this problem was coming your way? The winning team at the Zillow HBCU Housing Hackathon targets this problem. Morehouse College’s Solution A team of four students from Morehouse College won first place in the Hackathon by creating

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CDC Implementing A New Eviction Moratorium Until Oct. 3

The CDC is implementing a new eviction moratorium until Oct. 3 across most of the country. The moratorium targets areas of the country experiencing “Substantial” and “High” levels of Covid infections. Since most of the country is experiencing a spike, 90% of the tenants behind on their rents are expected to be covered. Community levels can be checked on the

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CDC Eviction Moratorium Set to Expire but Extension Possible

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The CDC eviction moratorium expires on March 31. At present, the American Rescue Plan does not extend the moratorium but does provide an additional $21.5 billion in emergency rental assistance. As the date approaches, many believe the CDC will extend the moratorium. The CDC has sent a proposal to the Office of Management and Budget for regulatory review. This may

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