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‘Outmaneuvered:’ Housing justice advocates reflect on session, look to future

Before the pandemic hit, Quentin Savwoir, the deputy director of Make it Work Nevada, would often go into the community and hear about economic...

Mayors of U.S. cities plead for federal funds to alleviate housing crisis

WASHINGTON—The mayors of cities in Ohio, Montana and Arizona stressed the need for affordable housing to be included in any congressional infrastructure package during...

As eviction moratorium eases, overwhelmed renters turn to nonprofit for legal help

After six years of renting their home, Angelica Apodaca and Jose Erbella were given a 30-day eviction notice this month after learning the owner...

Housing boom fails to spur revitalization of Historic Westside

As buyers frantically plunk down tens of thousands of dollars over asking price to secure homes in the hottest real estate market in 15...

Short-term rental law unlikely to curb Vegas party houses

A contentious bill passed by state lawmakers on the final day of the Legislature forces Clark County to regulate short-term rentals, which are currently...
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7 notable bills that passed on Memorial Day, briefly explained

During the last day of the 2021 Legislative session, all eyes were fixed on the last minute bill taxing the mining industry. But lawmakers also...

With eviction cases resuming, tenants urged to respond to all notices, be proactive

After being unemployed and struggling financially for 10 months, Richard Calhoun finally applied for rental assistance in January.  His application still hasn’t been approved by...

Appraisals lag home prices, crippling buyers

Nevada’s housing market is once again moving too fast for appraisals to keep pace with values and it’s sidelining would-be buyers who require mortgages,...

Buckley makes case for using ARP funds to stave off evictions

In her more than 30 years with the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Barbara Buckley told lawmakers Monday, she has never experienced a...

Last minute legislation would prevent evictions if tenants seek assistance

With Nevada’s eviction moratorium set to expire at the end of month, which housing justice advocates and legal groups say could overwhelm the court...

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