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Siding with industry yet again, lawmakers reject affordable housing measures

Lawmakers know full well about how Nevada ranks worst in the nation for affordable housing, leaving an estimated 44 percent of the residents who...

Lawmakers ditch move to end summary evictions, opt to study them instead

After acknowledging Nevada’s summary eviction process has resulted in tenants quickly being locked out of their homes, an issue legal groups say was exacerbated...

Frierson’s landlord-tenant bill praised by realtors

Less than two weeks after Democratic state Sen. Julia Ratti presented legislation to provide greater tenant protections that was maligned by the rental industry,...

Nevada Legislature, protect homeowners from HOAs

In 2007, the Culinary Union won a new benefit for union members during contract negotiations - the Culinary and Bartenders Housing Fund.  In the 14...
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Formerly incarcerated people denied housing seek legislative fix

Last year, state Sen. Dina Neal heard from a group of formerly incarcerated women who struggled to find housing long after their release.  One woman...
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Proposed floor for property tax caps draws opposition

A measure that would make “a very small change to Nevada’s property tax calculation,” according to the association of local governments requesting it, drew...
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Following CDC announcement, state extends eviction moratorium

Gov Steve Sisolak is extending the state’s eviction moratorium through the end of May, a month less than the federal moratorium, and won’t adjust...

Tenants face ‘no cause’ evictions despite CDC extending moratorium

When Carter found out she was approved for nearly $1,800 in assistance to wipe out unpaid rent for the Siegel Suites apartment she and...
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Senator offers ‘modest protections for tenants,’ realtors warn of ‘havoc and chaos’

When lawmakers passed legislation in 2019 that capped late fees on unpaid rent and slightly extended the timeframe for evictions, both seen as modest...

Fear looms as eviction protections set to expire

With Nevada’s eviction moratorium and the federal protections expected to end March 31, there is rising concern and uncertainty around what happens to the...

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