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August 12, 2022: Click Orlando: Orange County rent control plan may face challenges, experts say

July 28, 2022: Click Orlando: Miya Marcano's murder sparked changes for apartments in Florida. Enforcement must wait until 2023. 

June 21, 2022 NAA: Screening Practices Under Examination According to CFPB

June 10, 2022 Orlando Sentinel: Rent control is bad policy; Orange should abandon it | Commentary

May 24, 2022 ABC Action News: Concerns over increases in eviction filings reignite concerns over tainted tenant records  

May 16, 2022 Naples Daily News: Collier residents discuss 60-day rental increase notice at emergency meeting

May 10, 2022 Action News Jax: Want to buy a home in Northeast Florida? We break down the latest market conditions county-by-county

May 10, 2022 Sun-Sentinel: Broward's Ron Book, one of Florida's most influential lobbyists and father of state senator, has throat cancer

May 10, 2022 Florida Today: One Senior Place: Affordable housing in high demand but low supply for Brevard's seniors

April 29, 2022 Law 360: Florida Dems Call for Special Session To Include Rental Relief 

April 15, 2022 Miami Herald: Tenants could divert rent to pay for neglected repairs under Miami-Dade proposal

April 4, 2022 Click Orlando: Orange County leaders to consider rent control measure as housing costs skyrocket

April 1, 2022 News 6: Orange Conty commissioner to propose rent stabilization measure Tuesday

March 22, 2022 Action News Jax: Jacksonville among many Sun Belt metros with steep rent increase

March 15, 2022 WTXL: A bill enforcing new safety protocols for apartment complexes throughout the state of Florida

March 9, 2022 ABC Action News: Tampa Bay population growth expected to continue fueling housing shortage, rising rent rates 

March 7, 2022 NAA: City Councils Punt on Rent Control 

February 22, 2022 WCJB: Gainesville experiencing historically low apartment vacancies 

February 20, 2022 Sun Sentinel: What would it take to get rent control in South Florida? 

January 27, 2022 Orlando Sentinel: House panel OKs watered-down Miya's Law, but supporters remain optimistic 

January 26, 2022 WFTV: Supporters fear changes diluting safety measures proposed in Miya's Law

January 25, 2022 Orlando Sentinel: House lawmakers to consider gutting Miya's Law, named for slain Orlando college student 

January 14, 2022 News4Jax: Rent rate hikes as high as $400; residents asking for help 

January 13, 2022 News4Jax: Jacksonville tenants left feeling powerless as rental costs skyrocket 

January 11, 2022 Jax Daily Record: New residents finding tight rental market 

December 1, 2021 News4Jax: Family of teen murdered near Orlando calls for background checks for apartment employees

December 1, 2021 WJHG News 7: Family seeks justice in apartment death

November 13, 2021 South Florida Caribbean News: 'Miya's Law' Announced to Improve Apartment Safety

November 12, 2021 WPLG Local 10: Miya's Law proposal on apartment safety regulations filed in Florida Senate 

November 12, 2021 Press Release - The Florida Senate: Senator Linda Stewart and Representative Robin Bartleman Announce 'Miya's Law' to Improve Apartment Safety 

November 12, 2021 ABC Action News: 'Miya's Law' filed in Florida Senate to improve apartment safety following teen's killing

November 11, 2021 Orlando Sentinel: Miya’s Law,’ named for murdered teen from South Florida, seeks to improve apartment safety

November 3, 2021 Spectrum News 13Making ends meet: The rising cost of renting

October 31, 2021 Bay News 9: Rising rent: Floridians face pricey dilemma

October 22, 2021 Fox 4: Rise in rent and lease renewals as more people move to Southwest Florida

September 11, 2021 U.S. News: Attorney Seeks Help Dealing With COVID Evictions

August 26, 2021 The Florida Times-Union: Jacksonville evictions displace many as renters, landlords face problems during pandemic

August 18, 2021 Bay News 9 & Spectrum News 13: Rep. Demings introduces legislation to stop evictions during natural disasters

August 5, 2021 News4Jax: Get an eviction notice? Here's the first thing you should do. 

August 4, 2021 Spectrum News 13: Some Central Florida landlords worry new eviction moratorium won’t help

August 4, 2021 Orlando Sentinel: Florida stakeholders say eviction reprieve must be used to get stalled aid to renters, landlords 

July 10, 2021 The Gainesville Sun: Housing affordability crisis.

July 7, 2021 Florida Today: Housing shortage vs. affordability.

July 7, 2021 Orlando Weekly: The YIMBY Act in support of affordable housing

July 6, 2021 The Palm Beach Post: Congress can ease housing crisis.

July 6, 2021 Tampa Bay Times: Yes in my back yard

July 5, 2021 Herald Tribune: Bills would ease affordable housing crisis

July 4, 2021 Orlando Sentinel: Congress can help housing crisis 

June 24, 2021 Tampa Bay Times: CDC extends eviction moratorium through July, likely for final time

June 12, 2021 The Ledger: Housing shortage leads to shocking rent increases in Polk's apartment market 

May 27, 2021 Orlando Sentinel: How COVID exposed Florida's eviction crisis

May 10, 2021 Sarasota Herald-Tribune: The CDC eviction moratorium could be ending soon, just after rental assistance opened 

April 23, 2021 Tampa Bay Times: Coronavirus spotlighted Florida's eviction law. Are changes coming?

April 16, 2021 Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Florida House passes bills to expunge eviction records, which can have long-term effects 

February 9, 2021 The Florida Channel: Capitol Update Extended: Housing Eviction Legislation Filed 

February 1, 2021 News4Jax: Florida lawmakers seek to slow down evictions

February 1, 2021 Bay News 9: Tampa Bay Area Democratic State Lawmakers Push for Legislation Regarding COVID Evictions

February, 2021 i4 Business Magazine: Hitting Home: FAA Navigates Pandemic Rent Issues, Affordable Housing

January 14, 2021 Orlando Business Journal: Millions of dollars in rent assistance headed to 'harder hit' Orlando

December 23, 2020 Orlando Business Journal: Orlando renters may get rent assistance and extra eviction relief 

December 15, 2020 WFSU News: Apartment Association Wants Affordable Housing Trust Fund Used for Rental Assistance 

September 17, 2020 WJCT News: Affordable Housing

August 19, 2020 CBS Miami: Coronavirus Hitting Renters, Landlords Particularly Hard

July 27, 2020 WINK News: How unpaid rent impacts the apartment industry

June 17, 2020 Tampa Bay Times: With eviction freeze extension, Florida landlords wonder how they’ll recover lost rent

June 1, 2020 VICE: Landlords Across the Country Can Start Evicting Tenants Again. Many Have Nowhere to Go.

May 12, 2020 Orlando Business Journal: More Floridians paid rent in May than in April. Here’s why.

May 6, 2020 Orlando Business Journal: Apartment managers deal with climbing delinquency rates

March 6, 2020 Orlando Sentinel: If you need emotional support from a kangaroo, prove it | Commentary

March 4, 2020 Fox 4: Senate passes bill to prevent false claims from tenants needing service animals. 

October 8, 2019 Orlando Sentinel: With Orlando rents averaging $1,217, lawmakers renew push for rent control and tenant protections

September 16, 2019 Florida Trend: Florida Faces Apartment Shortage

September 10, 2019 WUSF News: Florida Faces Apartment Shortage

September 2, 2019 Florida Politics: On affordable housing: Apartments association President Bonnie Smetzer describes lay of the land

August 13, 2019 Orlando Business Journal: Here's how many apartments Florida needs for affordable housing

August 9, 2019 Florida Politics: Apartments associations release their pitch for affordable housing aids

June 18, 2019 The New York Times: People Are Taking Emotional Support Animals Everywhere. States Are Cracking Down.

March 11, 2019 Tampa Bay Times: You say you have an 'emotional support’ animal? This bill says, ‘Not so fast.'