A Chicago expat living in Los Angeles, Patrick Sisson writes about urbanism, cities, transportation, and architecture, examining how these themes help shape culture and urban life. He writes a weekly column called Property Lines that spotlights community development, real estate trends, and hot housing markets across the country. Send tips and topics his way, and follow him on Twitter @patrickcsisson. His work has previously appeared on The Verge, Racked, Pitchfork, Dwell, and Wax Poetics.
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The Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act would provide national housing relief throughout the crisis
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Property owners juggle a widespread struggle to pay rent with their own mortgage responsibilities.
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Airbnb hosts are marketing "destination isolation" for guests looking to leave town, and, ideally, COVID-19.
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