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Nearly 6 million Americans — roughly equivalent to the entire population of Singapore — are threatened by eviction and foreclosure this month

Roughly 18 million Americans are behind on rent or mortgage payments as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the country, causing job losses and other economic stressors. A new US Census Bureau survey found that about one-third of those Americans expect to face eviction or foreclosure in 2021. Some unemployment […]
Nearly 6 million Americans — roughly equivalent to the entire population of Singapore — are threatened by eviction and foreclosure this month
Tech

Amazon’s explosive growth has contributed to a glut of luxury apartments in Seattle, and now landlords are offering renters free Echos and gift cards

A number of local leaders and residents of Seattle say that Amazon’s growth has contributed to rising rents and an apartment-construction boom. The Seattle Times reports that the city is now seeing a rise in vacant apartment units, including in the neighbourhood of Amazon’s headquarters. Landlords are trying to entice […]
Amazon’s explosive growth has contributed to a glut of luxury apartments in Seattle, and now landlords are offering renters free Echos and gift cards