Renters' Call On Congress For Protection

Friday, Nov 7, 2008  |  Updated 1:18 PM EDT
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Renters' Call On Congress For Protection

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When banks foreclose on properties owned by landlords, renters often are forced to leave within a month. A bill being considered in Congress would extend that to 90 days for non-subsidized housing....but as Sean Powers reports, even when tenants are allowed to remain longer, it can be just as disruptive.

You can see photos of Norma Hairston's home and find out more about renters' protection legislation at W-A-M-U dot org.

Listen to the complete story at wamu.org

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