160,000 Georgians could be at risk of eviction if current ban expires at end of month

December 10, 2020

Time is running out for Congress to help struggling Americans, with current COVID-19 relief measures set to expire Dec. 31. That includes a ban on evictions.

Channel 2′s Matt Johnson spoke to people and organizations who are worried about a surge of evictions next month.

“It’s extremely hard,” mother Valencia Gasper said.

In September, Gasper was one of 11 people evicted from the Efficiency Lodge in DeKalb County. The mother of three said it was for non payment as she struggled to find work during the pandemic.

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