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NFL players tackle housing issues when joining teams

Sep. 27, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New playbooks, teammates and coaches are the focus during the day. Buying air mattresses, scanning house listings and securing short-term leases are tasks to tackle the rest of the time. Finding a home — on and off the field — can be an overwhelming chore for...

An estimated $20M more available for rental assistance

Sep. 23, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — After announcing earlier this month that a pandemic-related emergency rental assistance program is being phased out as federal funding is exhausted, Vermont state officials now say they believe an estimated $20 million more is available to extend the benefits for some of...

Airbnb hosts are sick of Airbnb, too

Sep. 21, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

Disgruntled Airbnb guests are taking to Twitter and TikTok to vent about everything from cleaning fees to misleading listings. But they aren’t the only ones with complaints: Airbnb hosts themselves have become increasingly disillusioned with the platform and its disrespectful guests. ...

Affordable housing plan to go before Seattle voters

Sep. 21, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Next year people in Seattle will decide whether the city should set up a public developer to create affordable housing. The Seattle Times reports the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday to allow King County Elections to put the proposed...

McLean beats Foley in all-Irish US Mid-Amateur title match

Sep. 17, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Matthew McClean won the rain-delayed U.S. Mid-Amateur on Saturday, building a 5-up lead and holding off close friend Hugh Foley in an all-Irish final at Erin Hills. The 36-hole championship match was split over two days because of rain earlier in the week. McClean...

Coloradans take housing into their own hands with initiative

Sep. 14, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Fed up with sky-high housing prices, Coloradans are taking the issue into their own hands with a November ballot initiative that would direct a portion of the state's income taxes to affordable housing projects. As housing crises bubble up nationwide,...

For some from Afghanistan, seeking asylum is complicated

Sep. 10, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A year after fleeing Afghanistan and losing everything for the second time in his life, Mohammad Naziry sat in the safety of his Roanoke apartment and discussed what is most important to him. Atop that short list are his family’s health and well-being. ...

Review: 'Barbarian' gleefully messes with horror customs

Sep. 07, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

“Barbarian” starts at night with a heavy downpour and a thunderclap. So far, so good, for what seems to be a classic horror movie. Hold onto your ponchos. Some two hours later you will have seen virtually every horror convention —- from doors slamming on their own to weird...

New rental? How to turn a bland space into a personal haven

Sep. 07, 2022 11:38 AM EDT

Even though she was moving into a rental apartment, Alexa d'Argence was eager to put her personal stamp on it. “Loving my space is more important to me than my security deposit. So I just went for it with paint, shelves, window treatments and upgrading the medicine cabinet," says...

Vermont's pandemic rental aid program being phased out

Sep. 01, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A federally funded emergency rental assistance program created to help Vermonters during the pandemic is being phased out as funding is exhausted. On Oct. 1, the program will stop taking new applications for rent and other housing related expenses and rental...