Homelessness

NLCHP Publishes Report on Establishing Protections for Renters to End Homelessness

 

Protect Tenants, Prevent Homelessness examines renters’ rights protections, as it relates to evictions and rent increases, and laws and policies which creates barriers to housing.  According to the report, robust tenants’ rights can increase housing stability, eliminate barriers to housing access, and prevent homelessness.

The authors shared the following key findings and recommendations:

  • An increased risk of eviction for low-income renter’s results from a lack of affordable housing options,
  • Once housing is lost, low-income renters can face large barriers to accessing replacement housing, and
  • Strong renters’ rights can reduce housing instability, remove barriers to housing access, and prevent homelessness.

Click here to read the full report. 

 
 

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