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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, State, National
State(s) Connecticut
Source The Center for Popular Democracy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Housing, Health
Connecticut’s Latinx and immigrant communities are being disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Make the Road Connecticut (MRCT) launched an impact survey to more fully understand key issues facing people of color and immigrants related to employment, housing, health,...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) Wisconsin
Source Wisconsin Policy Forum
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Housing
This report outlines the scope and scale of Milwaukee's affordable housing programs and initiatives, the people they serve, their finances, and their sustainability and/or expansion. Programs and initiatives include rent assistance, permanent supportive housing, eviction prevention...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Community Development
COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on local communities and economies. In response, this guide outlines seven steps municipal governments can take to hasten their recovery and build resilience for the future. These actions emphasize equitable outcomes, and were developed with the...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Urban Habitat
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Housing
Rent control and just-cause eviction policies are essential to stabilizing communities, and protecting low-income and working-class people from unaffordable rents, poor housing conditions, and no-cause evictions. The goal of this report is to investigate and challenge common arguments...

Type Executive Order
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Office of the Mayor San Francisco
Policy Areas Housing
An executive order extending Section 1 of the Twelfth Supplement to the Proclamation imposing protections for residential tenants, including a temporary moratorium on eviction for non-payment of rent by residential tenants directly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and a temporary moratorium...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) Wisconsin
Source Wisconsin Policy Forum
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Housing
Nonprofit and private organizations are playing an important role in combating Milwaukee's housing challenges. Through a series of surveys and interviews, this report outlines which organizations are most active in efforts to maintain and increase affordable housing supply and access;...

Type Executive Order
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) Washington
Source City of Seattle
Policy Areas Public Spaces, Housing, Health
An executive order directing City departments to further extend their actions to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and to mitigate the impact of the public health emergency on the people of Seattle....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) All States
Source ChangeLab Solutions
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Health
Oftentimes the laws designed to keep people safe and healthy are not enforced equitably and do not protect the health and well-being of underserved communities. To mitigate this problem, this report poses a series of questions that policymakers, advocates, and enforcement officials...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2021
Level State, National
State(s) Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania
Source The Center for Popular Democracy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Health
Organizers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and North Carolina conducted interviews with over 900 Latinx immigrants (including nearly 400 undocumented community members) about the important issues facing immigrant communities during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Type Roadmap
Year 2022
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source ProGov21
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Health, Housing
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the existing American housing crisis. Now, more than ever, it is critical that local governments address the intersection of housing and health and fight forced displacement from housing to protect the economic, social, and physical wellbeing...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source National League of Cities
Policy Areas Housing
Eviction prevention involves laying the foundation for systems that will foster housing stability for communities in the long-term. This report shares recommendations to local governments looking to build a successful eviction prevention strategy that is responsive to community needs....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Source National League of Cities
Policy Areas Housing
The Eviction Prevention Cohort is a partnership between NLC, Stanford Legal Design Lab, and five cities across the U.S. to study the long-term impacts of mass evictions - particularly on low-income and BIPOC households - and to design, implement, and institutionalize effective policies...

Type Ordinance
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) Minnesota
Source City of Brooklyn Center
Policy Areas Housing
This ordinance requires owners of affordable housing units to provide tenants a written notice at least 30 days prior to filing an eviction action alleging non-payment of rent or material breach of a lease. Additionally, it prohibits owners of affordable housing units from issuing...

Type Ordinance
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) Minnesota
Source City of Minneapolis
Policy Areas Housing
This ordinance requires landlords to provide tenants a written notice at least 14 days prior to filing an eviction action alleging nonpayment of rent or other unpaid financial obligations in violation of the lease. If the tenant fails to correct the rent delinquency within 14 days...

Type Ordinance
Year 2020
Level City or Town
State(s) Minnesota
Source City Council of the City of St. Louis Park
Policy Areas Housing
This ordinance requires landlords to provide tenants a written notice at least 7 days prior to filing an eviction action alleging nonpayment of rent or other unpaid financial obligations in violation of the lease. If the tenant fails to correct the rent delinquency within 7 days of...

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