According to a study done by the National Low Income Housing Association, Nevada only has 15 affordable homes available for every 100 extremely low-income people. Reno currently only has 63 affordable apartment properties with a population of approximately 245,000 people.
The heated national debate on immigration often brings up the question of why undocumented immigrants didn’t enter the U.S. legally. Our reporter Natalie Van Hoozer has been researching this topic, and she’s finding that it’s not that simple. She sat down with KUNR Reno Public Radio News Director Michelle Billman to break down the visa process…. [Read More]
In August, the Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals Act, which will be fully phased out on March 5, 2018, giving Congress until Dec. 8 to pass a new act. Nevada’s response to this deadline has the two main political parties pushing for separate acts.
With continued uncertainty about the future of the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, a community art project recently stopped at the University of Nevada, Reno, to highlight the issue.
Based in part on spiking rent and utility payments, owners of the Generator hope to open a new $6 million facility in spring of 2019, with an associated fundraising campaign currently in the planning stages.
“Unsettled,” the Nevada Museum of Art’s most recent exhibition, forces attention away from traditional art spaces like New York and brings an emphasis to works created in the West. Our Reporter Stephanie Serrano checked out the exhibit and has this story.
All the seats in Ministerio Palabra de Vida church were filled with more than 100 community members. For Pastor Cesar Minera, the location for the forum played a big role in the attendance.
The deadline for people to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status is fast approaching, and northern Nevadans are organizing legal help.
Fiesta on Wells is an annual street fair celebrating Latino culture in Reno. Our reporter Natalie Van Hoozer stopped by to learn more. Wells Avenue is known for its Latino restaurants and businesses. For this event, the street is lined with booths for nonprofit organizations and vendors. Their tables are piled high with leatherwork, brightly painted… [Read More]
Senator Catherine Cortez Masto has released a small business resource guide in both English and Spanish.