Author: Amy Scott

  • Without more pandemic aid, renters struggle to keep up

    Without more pandemic aid, renters struggle to keep up

    Charles White owns an ice cream truck business in Memphis, Tennessee, called Boss Creamz. Compared to this time last year, he said “business here has been down at least 50%.” Even in the heat of summer, fear of the coronavirus kept a lot of customers away, White said. He had to keep two of his […]

  • More homeowners are seeking long-term mortgage relief

    More homeowners are seeking long-term mortgage relief

    About a year and a half ago Emily Allen-Smith quit her job at the American Red Crossto turn her gardening hobby into a farming business in Plymouth, Ohio. She sells specialty produce, like heirloom tomatoes and Mexican sour gherkins, to high-end restaurants. “It very much depended on that close, personal relationship with the chef,” she […]