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The Air Force will reportedly prod Congress to pass a tenant bill of rights for military service members so they have more agency in breaking lease agreements or withholding rent in unsafe or hazardous living situations. Reuters first reported the Air Force is pushing members of Congress to take up the proposed measure. The news of the proposed tenant bill of rights comes just days after a report said that more than 50 percent of military families living on U.S. bases found their privately managed housing dissatisfying, including accounts of multiple safety violations. “Clearly there are areas where we have issues,” David Golden, chief of staff to the secretary of the Air Force, told Reuters. Full story

19 February