KCRW: Navigating Unemployment and Rent Issues Under COVID-19

Archive: May 2020

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KCRW: Navigating Unemployment and Rent Issues Under COVID-19

Posted on May 8, 2020

KCRW – The latest jobs report finds almost 15% of the U.S. population is out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of Californians are on unemployment, and the state has paid out $10 billion in claims, according to Governor Gavin Newsom. But navigating the state’s Employment Development Department (EDD) is creating frustration for Continue Reading »

When going green brings an unexpected financial burden

Posted on March 6, 2019

In the words of Bet Tzedek Attorney Jenna Miara, “There is a much better way to get green energy improvements in LA County. It cannot be on the backs of low-income consumers who get saddled with these loans that are tied to their homes.” KCRW reporter Anna Scott writes about Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), Continue Reading »

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