Fresno Metropolis Council approves relocation help program

Metropolis of Fresno Code Enforcement personnel conduct a shock inspection on the Manchester Arms residence complicated, March 31, 2021. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com This story was produced by Fresnoland, a nonprofit information group that companions with The Fresno Bee. The Fresno Metropolis Council meantly accepted an ordinance to assist renters who’ve been displaced on account of … Read more

Thurston County fee OKs housing contracts with CACLMT

The Neighborhood Motion Council of Lewis, Mason & Thurston Counties in Lacey, proven on Friday, Might 8, 2020. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com In a present of progress, Thurston County renewed housing contracts with a neighborhood nonprofit regardless of beforehand figuring out fraud in a hire help managed. The Board of County Commissioners final week each second … Read more

New lease help purposes will not be accepted after June 15

Thurston County plans to cease accepting new purposes for lease help funds on June 15 resulting from dwindling funds. Tom Webster, Workplace of Housing & Homeless Prevention supervisor, shared the information with the Board of County Commissioners Tuesday. He instructed The Olympian Thursday he would not anticipate the county to reopen this system anytime quickly, … Read more

New lease help purposes will not be accepted after June 15

Thurston County plans to cease accepting new purposes for lease help funds on June 15 as a consequence of dwindling funds. Tom Webster, Workplace of Housing & Homeless Prevention supervisor, shared the information with the Board of County Commissioners Tuesday. He informed The Olympian Thursday he does not anticipate the county to reopen this system … Read more

CA tenants sue over emergency rental assistance discrimination

California tenants have filed a lawsuit against the agency that runs the state’s COVID-19 emergency rent relief programsaying it “disproportionately harms tenants on the basis of race, color, and national origin.” Tenant rights organizations Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment and Strategic Actions for a Just Economy announced Monday they joined with research institute PolicyLink … Read more

Thurston faces large backlog of rent assistance applicants

Nearly two months after being hired, Thurston County’s rent assistance provider is still processing a large and growing backlog of applicants. LiveStories, a Seattle company, had distributed about $2 million to 203 households as of Thursday, according to Elisa Sparkman, rent assistance supervisor at the county’s Office of Housing & Homeless Prevention. The company started … Read more