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At its peak, the rent-assistance program doled out $7 million in a month. That rate is impossible post-pandemic, so the city must decide how much eviction-prevention assistance is possible.
Rental prices nationwide are up nearly 15% from a year ago and almost 25% from 2019, according to the real estate company Zillow.
Driven by some of the strongest returns in real estate, investors have shaken up a once-sleepy sector that’s home to more than 22 million mostly low-income Americans in 43,000 communities.
The grant funds will go toward hiring and supporting facilitators in the courts. Those individuals will provide tenants and property owners with information about eviction diversion programs and emergency rental assistance.
The burden of rising rents falls heaviest on younger households, as well as on Black and Hispanic families, further exacerbating long-simmering inequalities.
The lawsuit also alleges that the owners of the complexes defrauded both Citizens Energy Group and residents by collecting payments that the owners said would go to utilities—but didn’t.
The debate is playing out across the country as the Treasury Department begins reallocating some of the $46.5 billion in rental assistance from places slow to spend to others that are running out of funds.
The dilapidated Lakeside Pointe at Nora and Fox Club apartment complexes in Indianapolis could see major improvements soon, Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita announced Thursday.
Herbert “Bert” Whalen, who operated Oceanpointe Property Management in Indianapolis, engaged in a scheme to obtain millions of dollars from dozens of out-of-state investors, prosecutors said.
Lakeside Pointe at Nora apartment complex—under threat of a city nuisance lawsuit—has a new owner. The former owner owed more than $225,000 for 600-plus housing code violations at the complex.
The Treasury found that more than 40% of tenants getting help were Black and two-thirds of recipients were female-headed households.
In the 50 largest U.S. metro areas, median rent rose an astounding 19.3% from December 2020 to December 2021, according to a Realtor.com analysis of properties with two or fewer bedrooms. Indianapolis-area rents have seen a smaller, but still significant, jump.
City officials say they’re focused on a “test case” nuisance lawsuit and funding a range of programs to tackle persistent challenges with habitability, affordability and legal aid for tenants.
The city had been poised to file suit against the owner of troubled Nora-area apartment complex Lakeside Pointe, but is delaying legal action in hopes of a change in ownership.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana and 20 other fair housing organizations across the country announced Monday that they have reached a $53 million agreement with Fannie Mae to settle a discrimination suit.
In Indianapolis, rents increased 9% last year, to $1,280 per month. But in some cities, rent jumped by more than 40%.
Conditions at Lakeside Pointe have been on the decline for years. Residents have reported going weeks without hot water, air conditioning and heating; raw sewage leaks; and a dozen fires.
Eviction filings in Indianapolis were 49% below average in August but just 7% below average in the first 11 days of December, according to Eviction Lab at Princeton University.