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Crimes Targeting Elderly Seen As Growing Trend
13WHAM-TVFebruary 1, 2012

Mason makes that claims while pointing to an aging population of “Baby Boomers” as well as a 2010 Cornell University study on Elder Abuse Prevalence in New York State. That study (attached) estimates that 260000 older New Yorkers “had been victims of ...more »

Huckster Propaganda: Voice of San Diego gets a taste of its own fact check
San Diego CityBEATFebruary 1, 2012

If in certain contexts it characterizes (and trumpets) advertising as a form of support, it should not turn around and deny that advertising is support. The claim is false. The question, however, is whether there are aggravating factors.more »

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Dangerous Premises
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Bristol City Council to Improve Customer Service and Save £2.7 Million Per ...
Sacramento BeeFebruary 7, 2012

The new workforce management solution will enable the council to provide a more responsive service to tenants in areas such as repairs and maintenance, while improving staff productivity by aiming to ensure that its 300 field workers have the right...more »

Housing Discrimination
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San Francisco Seeks Crackdown on Student Housing - Feb 14
Beyond ChronFebruary 14, 2012

Since neither federal nor state law prohibits discrimination based on low-income status, the measure is good to go. And if you wonder why the Planning Department does not enforce zoning laws against people publicly advertising residential apartments as ...more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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Guest Post: Taiwan and the TPP: Don't Count Your Chickens
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)February 15, 2012

... president Ma Ying-jeou, media outlets worldwide have speculated about the president's economic posture in his second term: Will he continue to advance relations with the mainland, or shift his gaze outward toward Taiwan's neighbors in the Pacific?more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Increases Quarterly Common Stock Dividend 7% to ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 15, 2012

... our dependence upon significant tenants; bankruptcy or insolvency of a major tenant or a significant number of smaller tenants; defaults on or non-renewal of leases by tenants; our failure to obtain necessary debt and equity financing; ...more »

Mold Claims And Habitability
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Mold infestation worries Winton apartment residents
ABC30.comFebruary 9, 2012

After returning to find mold covering half of this room, this what Perez claims he was told: "The manager said that he can't do anything. That he doesn't know who's going to fix it." Despite how bad the mold problem in this apartment is, the family who ...more »

Interfaith stems evictions with temporary aid
Times Record NewsFebruary 2, 2012

In the midst of a tough economy, the loss of a job, the end of unemployment aid or a gap in paychecks before a new job begins can put families on the brink of eviction. Payne said eviction can begin a domino effect, costing even more money for deposits ...more »

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