In cities across the country, our communities face crises of housing affordability, dangerous and unsustainable infrastructure, unprecedented inequality, and attacks on our right to participate democratically in determining our future. To read the rest of this article, click here.
Elizabeth Warren has long been calling for a federal probe into the short-term property rental industry – a shot aimed square at the upside-down-heart logo of Airbnb. This Tyrannosaurus Disruptus is swinging a $30bn tail through rental markets from Venice, California, to Venice, Italy. Now, people are starting to pay attention.
San Francisco’s battle to impose regulations on the short-term rental industry intensified this week with the introduction of legislation that would impose tougher time limits and a call for a federal probe into the industry. Click here to read the rest of this article.
Today the Kentucky Supreme Court blocked Louisville's $9 an hour minimum wage. Below is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director, Nikki Fortunato Bas:
Today Airbnb announced that it will crack down on professional landlords using the site to rent out multiple properties. Below is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director, Nikki Fortunato Bas:
On Monday of this week, Seattle's City Council voted to adopt a mandatory inclusionary housing policy.
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