Evictions. Legal news and articles for April 23 - 27, 2017

Some social sector evictions 'unavoidable' due to political and economic climateTayside bucking the trend in social housing evictionsSheriff deputies serve eviction notices to artists living in San ...Suicide during eviction creates large downtown police presence ...Violent evictions target familial females in mongoose groups - GizmagWhat developers need to know about San Jose's new 'just cause' ordinanceBlog: Social sector evictions on the riseBanded mongooses target family members for eviction - Phys.orgOne man, one city, three evictions: the human cost of Rio's growthSocial sector evictions on the increase in Scotland, Shelter revealsSocial sector evictions up by a quarter in ScotlandFEATURE-One man, one city, three evictions: the human cost of Rio's growthEvictions a Continuing Challenge in American Housing; Opines TenantScreeningUSA.comEvictions a Continuing Challenge in American Housing; Opines TenantScreeningUSA.comNot-so-happy days: Moran's final years saw homelessness, evictions, a drunken brawl

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Evictions are no longer a rarity in the United States: How are they at work in St. Louis?
St. Louis Public RadioApril 3, 2017

Evictions used to be rare enough in the United States that the government never made an effort to track them on a federal level. That's changing. On the high end, the real estate website Redfin recently estimated that nearly 2.7 million renters faced ...more »

Bay Area acts to halt home evictions
Workers WorldApril 10, 2017

Over 12,000 families, the majority Black and Brown, have been evicted from Oakland homes since 2006, many under questionable circumstances. Action attendees called Marr's office to request a meeting and were told he was on his way, but he was a ...more »

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Some social sector evictions 'unavoidable' due to political and economic climate
Scottish Housing NewsApril 27, 2017

Responding to Shelter Scotland's report on social sector evictions, which revealed a 24% increase in evictions across Scotland's social rented sector in the last two years, GWSF said that whilst any eviction action is regrettable, it is worthy of note ...more »

Tayside bucking the trend in social housing evictions
The CourierApril 27, 2017

Tayside's local authorities have been praised by a Scottish homeless charity for bucking the trend by lowering the number of evictions from social housing. Dundee City Council and Angus Council were among the few administrations in Scotland that saw a ...more »

Sheriff deputies serve eviction notices to artists living in San ...
KGO-TVApril 26, 2017

The occupants of an artists' warehouse called the Bernal Haus in San Francisco were evicted today. It's one of the first court-ordered evictions since the Ghost ...more »

Suicide during eviction creates large downtown police presence ...
Madison.comApril 26, 2017

A large number of police responded to the city's downtown Wednesday after a man killed himself during an eviction, the Dane County Sheriff's Office reported.more »

Violent evictions target familial females in mongoose groups - Gizmag
New AtlasApril 25, 2017

The banded mongoose engages in some pretty significant warlike behavior that starts with a screech and can end in death. Now, researchers have uncovered a ...more »

What developers need to know about San Jose's new 'just cause' ordinance
Silicon Valley Business JournalApril 25, 2017

The rules also infringe on property owners' rights to do what they want with their buildings, said Chuck Reed, San Jose's former mayor, who is now works as a lawyer specializing in real estate, land use and property rights for Hopkins & Carley law firm ...more »

Blog: Social sector evictions on the rise
Scottish Housing NewsApril 25, 2017

For social landlords, threatening eviction action has been a common approach to trying to get rent paid. But forcing someone to leave their home, or even threatening to do so, should only ever be used as a last resort. Historically, the majority of all ...more »

Banded mongooses target family members for eviction - Phys.org
Phys.OrgApril 24, 2017

Banded mongooses target close female relatives when violently ejecting members from their social groups, University of Exeter scientists have found.more »

One man, one city, three evictions: the human cost of Rio's growth
ReutersApril 24, 2017

Guimarães, 61, was evicted from his home two years ago and today the trees, a church and two rows of small white houses are all that remain of the neighborhood on Rio's western fringe. City authorities allowed just seven families of more than 500 to ...more »

Social sector evictions on the increase in Scotland, Shelter reveals
Inside HousingApril 24, 2017

There were 37,559 notices sent to tenants threatening eviction but only 2,130 evictions were carried out. Since 2013/14 there has been an increase in the number of social sector evictions, the charity found. In 2015/16 there were 2,130 evictions, a 24% ...more »

Social sector evictions up by a quarter in Scotland
The ScotsmanApril 24, 2017

The housing campaign group's Evictions by Social Landlords in Scotland 2012-16 report says evictions have risen by 24 per cent over the past two years and thats the good progress in reducing social evictions in the four years up to 2014 has been reversed.more »

FEATURE-One man, one city, three evictions: the human cost of Rio's growth
Thomson Reuters FoundationApril 24, 2017

Guimarães, 61, was evicted from his home two years ago and today the trees, a church and two rows of small white houses are all that remain of the neighbourhood on Rio's western fringe. City authorities allowed just seven families of more than 500 to ...more »

Evictions a Continuing Challenge in American Housing; Opines TenantScreeningUSA.com
BenzingaApril 24, 2017

With the heat of the housing market continuing to climb across the United States, evictions continue to be a challenge for low-to-middle income individuals and families. Adam Almeida, President and CEO of TenantScreeningUSA.com opines: "Evictions are ...more »

Evictions a Continuing Challenge in American Housing; Opines TenantScreeningUSA.com
BenzingaApril 24, 2017

With the heat of the housing market continuing to climb across the United States, evictions continue to be a challenge for low-to-middle income individuals and families. Adam Almeida, President and CEO of TenantScreeningUSA.com opines: "Evictions are ...more »

Not-so-happy days: Moran's final years saw homelessness, evictions, a drunken brawl
TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressApril 23, 2017

In this June 18, 2009 file photo, actresses Erin Moran, left, and Marion Ross pose together at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' “A Father's Day Salute to TV Dads” in the North Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Moran, the former child star ...more »

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