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How We Misunderstand the Housing Crisis

The “housing crisis” isn’t a crisis for everyone—for some it’s a windfall. That fact infuses every aspect of our response to it.

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How to Protect Seniors From Eviction

A new report on seniors in TCHC buildings shows that current eviction prevention methods need to be strengthened.

Feature by Tahmeed Shafiq

At the Landlord and Tenant Board, Tenants Wait Twice as Long as Their Landlords

Applications by tenants take up to seven months longer than those by landlords. Behind this disparity is a skewed system of Zoom hearings and inexperienced adjudicators that can’t keep up with a mile-high case backlog.

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