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Opinion: tools for landlords to help low-income tenants

Housing Wire

The federal Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is a powerful tool to help low-income families find apartments they can afford, but the program isn’t reaching its potential because far too few landlords participate in it. Why don’t landlords participate?

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Realtor.com acquires DIY landlord platform Avail

Housing Wire

which operates Realtor.com , announced Tuesday it has acquired Avail , a platform that provides online tools, educational content and support for do-it-yourself landlords and tenants. We believe that Avail is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of the DIY landlords and tenants in a large, growing and underserved market. Move , Inc.,

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NYC’s ‘worst landlord’ attacked first day of 2-month Rikers sentence

Inman

New York City's worst landlord, Daniel Ohebshalom, was punched on Friday during an inmate brawl at Rikers. Ohebshalom was sentenced for failing to fix more than 700 housing violations.

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Technology is the ‘great equalizer’ for accidental landlords

Inman

With new and evolving software solutions, multifamily expert Andy Larson writes, any landlord can thrive in the rental market by letting automation, big data and smart spaces do much of the heavy lifting.

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8 things to consider before becoming a landlord

Inman

Becoming a landlord can be a promising avenue for generating passive income and building wealth — but it's not without challenges.

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Jail ahead for ‘worst landlord on this planet’ over squalid rentals

Inman

The sheriff has been ordered to arrest a landlord twice named worst in New York City and bring him to Rikers Island for up to 60 days over hundreds of building violations.

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The Pandememic’s Toll on Small Landlords 

Appraisal Buzz

Mom and pop landlords have been forgoing maintenance due the eviction moratorium, as a new study reports that 28% of landlords were found deferring maintenance on at least one of their units during the pandemic. The post The Pandememic’s Toll on Small Landlords appeared first on DSNews.

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