OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Four homeless women ordered by a judge last week to leave a vacant house they illegally occupied in Oakland were evicted before dawn Tuesday by heavily armed sheriff’s deputies in a case that highlighted California’s severe housing shortage and growing numbers of homeless people. What the Alameda County Sheriff Department did […]

BALTIMORE (AP) — Davon Jones doesn’t have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump’s tweets that Baltimore is a “rat and rodent infested mess.” His apartment owned by the president’s son-in-law has been invaded by mice since he moved in a year ago. RELATED: Trump Says Black People Agree With His Comments […]

  Former presidential candidate and current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson “has been either unable or unwilling to secure the funds that HUD desperately needs to take care of the millions of low-income Americans who rely on public housing and other forms of assistance,” according to a New York Times report.   Mr. Carson, people close […]

Ben Carson the United States Secretary Of Housing and Urban Development called into the show to talk with The Russ Parr Morning Show. Russ jumps right in and asks Carson about his department. He replied, “We get a lot of things done. I’m just glad to be in a position to be able to do the […]

The system of buying and renting housing in America is plagued with racism, and laws don’t necessarily seem to be making things better. Click on the audio player to hear more on this story in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley Show. Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” LIVE weekdays 3-7 p.m. EST! […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again. Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc. That’s four percentage points faster than inflation, and more than double […]

The U.S. Supreme Court is reviewing the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. case for the third time…

Like a growing number of renters across the country, Christene James of Jackson, Mississippi is near the end of her rope. Her part-time job as a gas station cashier no longer covers expenses since her fiancé’s layoff at a water meter technology supplier. “The pay is so low at most places, the rent becomes unaffordable,” […]

As a confirmation to what many already know:  a recent study reveals that life for Black folks is indeed a B*tch (capital “B” intended). The study, orchestrated by the MacArthur Foundation entitled,“How Housing Matters,”  states that, in one U.S. city where they followed 11 families, 16 households headed by women are evicted every day. In many […]

The city of Miami is taking JPMorgan Chase & Co, the country’s biggest bank, to court based on major claims of housing discrimination against its residents…

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, brainchild of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, announced a new slate of mortgage rules to curb shady practices aimed at “tricking and trapping people” into unaffordable loans. The rules will force mortgage lenders and servicers to compete by offering better rates and better customer service. The rules take effect Friday. For more […]