Housing rights activists and tenants protest against evictions and the poor condition of their apartments outside the offices the landlord Broadway Capital in Chelsea, Massachusetts on April 25, 2022.
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The Biden administration announced on Wednesday new actions to protect renters across the U.S., including trying to curb practices that prevent people from accessing housing and curtailing exorbitant rent increases in certain properties with government-backed mortgages.
A “Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights” was included in the announcement. It lays out a collection of principles for the federal government and other entities to take action on, including “access to safe, quality, accessible and affordable housing” and “clear and fair leases.”
“Having the federal…