Business > Running

States, cities running out of rental assistance monies

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Several large states and cities have exhausted their federal rental assistance, the Treasury Department said Monday, in a sign that spending on a massive program aimed at averting evictions has picked up speed.
The federal government is forecasting that upwards of $30 billion or about two-thirds of money allocated for rental assistance will be disbursed or allocated by the end of the year. That is a dramatic change from this summer when housing advocates were complaining about the slow pace of distribution.
But with the improved outcome of the $46.5 billion program has come concerns that...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Running  


An insurance company plans to replace words like 'energetic' and...

There have been frequent calls for companies to make their job adverts more inclusive. OLIVIER DOULIERY / Getty An insurance group is replacing words like "enthusiastic" on job... Read more ...

Rapid Covid Tests Don't Work As Well For Kids As They Miss One Third Of...

No test included in the study “fully satisfied the minimum performance requirements” set by the World Health Organization or U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the researchers... Read more ...

How Microsoft Bought Activision Blizzard

The blockbuster deal for the video game maker came together quickly and opportunistically. Read more ...

Oil Market Is Expected to Get TIghter, as Prices Rise

The International Energy Agency said demand for oil this year was likely to be higher than expected. Prices are already nearing $90 a barrel. Read more ...

As petroleum prices rise, so do taxes

After dropping for the past few years, a little-known tax on fuel distributors has jumped 5 percent this year and business advocates say those costs will doubtlessly be passed... Read more ...

Russia told the US and West to stop supplying arms to Ukraine, saying it's...

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Alexey Nikolsky/Getty Images Countries like the US and UK have sent military aid to Ukraine amid fears of a Russian invasion. Russia's deputy... Read more ...

N.Y. attorney general alleges former President Trump's business inflated...

N.Y. attorney general alleges former President Trump's business inflated property values, wealth statements

Read more ...

Walgreens Launches Its Own Covid Variant Surveillance

Walgreens has launched its own Covid-19 surveillance system to help identify the spread of virus variants across the U.S. Read more ...

Manhattan's retail market ticks up toward rebound

Manhattan's retail market is slowly making a comeback. Retail leasing velocity increased in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to a report by CBRE, as the rolling... Read more ...

Polar Security unveils cloud data protection platform, $8.5M seed round

Polar Security unveils cloud data protection platform, $8.5M seed round

Polar Security offers a platform for automatically securing cloud-native data, and has emerged from stealth with an $8.5 million seed round. Read more ...