As Officials Blame Tenants After 17 Die in Bronx Fire, Activists Say Greed & Neglect Are to Blame

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. Here in New York at a vigil Tuesday night, people mourned the 17 victims of a high-rise apartment building in the Bronx, the city’s deadliest fire in decades. VIGILERS: [singing] …
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“Our Health or Our Homes”: Tenants Facing Eviction Help Introduce New “Keeping Renters Safe Act”

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: As the Delta variant continues to surge across the United States, so too has the housing and eviction crisis. More than 11 million U.S. households are now behind on rent, and studies show about 80% of those being evicted are …
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Despite the pandemic, landlords are preparing to evict tenants as soon as lockdown ends

The UK is currently the hardest hit country in Europe by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. This is a crisis and we should be looking after each other. But instead, UK landlords and Lettings Agents are moving people into slum accommodation, or preparing to chuck them out onto the street once lockdown is over. In Bristol, …
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