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Florida leads nation in number of cost-burdened renters

A new study shows Florida has one the highest rates of cost-burdened renters in the country. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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Renting out a room in your home? You may lose full homestead exemption

Listen:   With Florida’s rising cost of living, many might think about renting out a portion of their home. If you do, you cannot claim a full homestead exemption. Homestead exemption lets you receive up...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., August 2, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

V.P. Harris declines Gov. DeSantis’ invite Vice President Kamala Harris forcefully declined Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ official invitation to meet and discuss the state’s African American History standards during a speech in Orlando yesterday.  ...

Congress member Maxwell Frost introduces bill targeting ‘junk fees’ for renters

Orlando Congress member Maxwell Alejandro Frost joined to unveil a bill aimed at putting an end to fees he calls excessive for renters.
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Ron DeSantis signs a law that lets Florida override local landlord-tenant regulations

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a preemption bill that means state law overrides local regulations involving landlords and tenants.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

LISTEN HERE: Trump trial Former President Trump’s criminal trial for keeping government secrets at his Florida estate now has a starting date — August 14th. This week on WMNF’s Tuesday Café, Stetson University College of...
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Ron DeSantis signs into law a bill allowing landlords to collect monthly fees instead of refundable security deposits

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that could lead to landlords collecting monthly fees instead of security deposits from renters.
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Florida lawmakers don’t reach a deal on vacation rentals

Florida lawmakers again could not reach an agreement on a plan to address vacation-rental properties; a key senator pledged to work on the issue next year.
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Renter, landlord bills head to DeSantis

The Florida Senate gave final approval to a bill to let landlords collect nonrefundable monthly fees instead of security deposits from renters.
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Orange County rent control battle goes to the Florida Supreme Court

Orange County has gone to the Florida Supreme Court in a battle about a ballot measure aimed at rent control.
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Working people in St. Petersburg struggle to afford living in the city in which they work

The Sunshine City is becoming unaffordable for working-class residents, including essential workers in the public sector.
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St. Pete activist group hosts community event to discuss housing justice

The People's Council of St. Petersburg is hosting a community event Wednesday night to discuss solutions to address the local housing crisis.

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