Current Updates

Call to Action #1

Do you support giving Arkansas tenants the same rights they have in every other state? If so, Like and follow us on Facebook: Arkansans for Stronger Communities Like and follow us on Twitter: @strongerAR Our proposed legislation will be out soon! Stay posted!

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Eviction Moratorium is Extended!

Yesterday President Biden directed the CDC to extend the eviction moratorium through at least March 31. This article is full of information about the December law under which Arkansas should receive $200M for rent assistance, the Biden administration’s plans for additional relief, and the difficulties of actually getting rent assistance to tenants.

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Our Proposed Legislation

Arkansas tenants have fewer rights than tenants in any other state. This session we are proposing legislation to end that and make tenants’ rights more fair. You can see a summary of the legislation we’re proposing by clicking on our Explore Issues-Evictions and Explore Issues-Habitable Rental Housing pages. When it’s introduced, it will be assigned

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January 6 Update–

The Arkansas General Assembly convenes Monday. Arkansans for Stronger Communities is supporting four bills, an implied warranty of habitability and three bills affecting evictions in Arkansas. When the bills are introduced, we’ll post a new update. And we’ll be asking for your support to contact legislators and urge them to vote for the bills. The

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