South Carolina

Renters protected from eviction during the coronavirus pandemic will lose their eviction protections at the end of the month if the federal government doesn’t make a move to extend them. The CDC...
In December, Congress extended a nationwide eviction moratorium through the end of January. However, people are still getting evicted. "There were 4,400 filings (for eviction statewide) in September...
Public housing is supposed to be a solution to homelessness, not a cause of it. But in Crisfield, a city of 2,600 on the Chesapeake Bay, the housing authority is one of the leading eviction filers...
A nationwide eviction ban was supposed to protect tenants like Tawanda Mormon, who was forced out of her two-bedroom apartment last month in Cleveland. The 46-year-old, who was hospitalized in August...
When single mother Khalyah Jackson-Rivers lost her job in May, she fell behind on her rent despite a payment plan, eventually owing thousands of dollars to her building's management company in South...
The South Carolina Bar Association and South Carolina Legal Services are urging residents facing eviction in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic to call their hot line for free legal help. “Many...
The scales of justice are out of balance when it comes to how South Carolina law regulates residential rental property; it clearly favors landlords over tenants and allows eviction notices to be used...
Advocates for low-income South Carolinians fear hundreds of thousands of them could lose housing in the coming months thanks to a piling on of circumstances. The state has seen a rise in evictions...
South Carolina renters who face removal from their homes are routinely denied the chance to have their case heard by a higher court for a simple reason: To fight an eviction, they have to come armed...
Before the moratorium, South Carolina had the highest eviction rate of any state in the country, and Columbia had the eighth-highest rate of any city, according to data from the Eviction Lab at...

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