Havenpark tenants fight predatory rent increases: ‘Our piece of the American Dream needs to be protected’

Lory Van Allen moved into Modern Manor, a manufactured home park, because it was once an affordable place to live. Before Havenpark Communities bought her neighborhood earlier this year, her rent was $340, a sizable portion of her fixed income. […]

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Op-ed: Yes, there is a housing crisis in Iowa City, and it includes downtown

By Nicholas Theisen, Iowa City On June 16 of this year, the Iowa City Council passed a 17-point resolution “addressing the Black Lives Matter Movement and Systemic Racism,” to much fanfare. Buried within the rather chaotic discussion that produced this […]

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