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Moratorium on evictions continues in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota housing officials are urging state legislators to proceed carefully in negotiating an end to a moratorium on rental property evictions. While other coronavirus restrictions are being lifted, lawmakers have failed to reach a compromise on ending the eviction moratorium. Because of COVID-19, landlords dealing with loud parties, police calls and threatening behavior haven’t been able…

Marchers take to downtown Fargo to demand COVID-19 relief

"Today on Christmas day of all days, it is not merry for many."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)–This holiday, some community members are taking to the streets of downtown Fargo as a reminder that it’s not a time of joy and bliss for everyone. “Today on Christmas day of all days, it is not merry for many,” Jamaal Abegaz said. That’s because according to the organizers, a lot of families both across the country and…

Advocacy Groups Call For Increased Worker and Family Protections

FARGO, N.D. – A group of North Dakota advocacy organizations are calling for stronger policies to be put in place to protect workers and families during the COVID-19 crisis. The group is asking for elected officials to enact policy that would provide safety equipment and safer work environments for front line workers and those returning back to work, a moratorium on…

Coalition Calls for Eviction Moratorium in North Dakota

A coalition of labor unions and homelessness activists are now fighting a new threat of the Coronavirus, a homelessness and housing crisis.

FARGO, N.D. – With more then 3% of the states workforce out of a job, a coalition of labor unions and homelessness activists are calling on Governor Doug Burgum to step in and temporarily suspend evictions, rental late fees, and foreclosures during the pandemic, and for 90 days after the emergency is over. “It’s like a domino effect, if we…