Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders joined state lawmakers in New York and California in calls to freeze and forgive rent payments, as millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet under coronavirus lockdown.
Despite the president's suggestions for landlords to offer leniency, his own business record paints the contrasting image of a New York landlord who repeatedly reaped the benefits of dodging taxes at the expense of his tenants, causing rent prices to artificially increase for rent-regulated units.
The OPM posted letter templates that can be sent to creditors explaining personal financial difficulties for government workers during the shutdown.
"If I walked into Congress wearing a sack, they would laugh & take a picture of my backside. If I walk in with my best sale-rack clothes, they laugh & take a picture of my backside," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted in response to a Washington Examiner reporter's post about her clothes.
A series of landlords were caught on camera propositioning women with offers to waive their rent and utilities in exchange for sex.
Rent control policies could actually be making income inequality worse in gentrifying cities such as San Francisco, a new paper from Stanford University researchers argues.
This year, what 43 million American renters spent is up by $4.9 billion from 2016.
He tweeted answers to fan questions using only "Rent" lyrics after the "Hamilton" cast recording surpassed "Rent" in sales.
Manhattan real estate hit an all-time average high of $2.19 million.
Investigators found 400 people living together in one basement under a high-end apartment block in China's capital.
Producer Jeffrey Seller and members of the Chicago cast talk about plans to turn the American musical into a global phenomenon.