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Expert: Vacation rental bill a ‘Trojan Horse’

A measure purporting to restrict short-term rentals, collect millions of dollars in lost lodging taxes, protect neighborhoods, and preserve affordable housing is a ‘Trojan...
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Apartment lobby opposes bill after praising it on TV

They were against it before they were for it before they were against it. At a Friday state Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for a proposal...

Housing advocates ask lawmakers not to ‘water down’ tenant protections

When it comes to tenant protections and the eviction process, housing activists and indigent defense lawyers have long argued that Nevada, like most states,...
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Nevada Legislature needs to act now to protect renters

I was evicted in May 2019 and it was devastating to me and my economic security. Since then, I have struggled with housing insecurity,...

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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