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Housing Evictions

  • The Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults (VASIA) program is dedicated to serving and safeguarding the needs of incapacitated seniors. Lavonne Jarrett, the director of VASIA will join us to share more about the program. If interest rates go down, closing on a home might become a whole lot more affordable. If rates rise, however, then the market could remain stuck in limbo. Farmers across the US are pleading for Passage of a farm bill to help them survive.
  • The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will hold a public comment field hearing in Michigan City to hear from the public regarding NIPSCO’s proposal to raise rates. Lakeshore Public Radio's Dee Dotson and Tom Maloney spoke with a representative with Just Transition Northwest Indiana about a rally and press conference the organization is hosting before the hearing. Today’s housing market is highly competitive and pricing many out of buying a home and setting rental rates to new highs around the nation and right here in northwest Indiana.
  • Inflation is putting the pressure on renters as well as landlords causing rental rates to continue to rise to record levels. Representatives from Prosperity Indiana and the Lake County Housing Task Force discuss rental assistance programs available to help relieve financial hardships.
  • Representatives from Prosperity Indiana and Northwest Indiana Reinvestment Alliance answer the question on everyone's mind right now...how can renters find relieve as rental rates continue to skyrocket. PNC Financial Services Group Assistant Vice President and Senior Economist Abbey Omodunbi offers the July economic outlook. Abbey advises us to not panic!
  • Indiana is evaluating how Hoosiers will be affected by the recent eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The federal…
  • Housing advocates are bracing for a “tsunami” of evictions after Indiana lifted its moratorium a little more than a week ago.There’s no way to know…