COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many people are still without jobs or are making less money than before. This in turn is causing people to not be able to pay rent and possibly face eviction...
Some Missourians who received unemployment insurance payments during the coronavirus pandemic are now being told they have to pay back the money. Marissa Crozier told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that...
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...
Delays and backlogs in criminal and civil cases are spreading throughout California’s court system. Half as many cases were resolved — 1.4 million fewer — from March through August last year than...
Hundreds of Wayne County residents have faced evictions during the pandemic despite the CDC moratorium, and hundreds more may be evicted if it expires at the end of the month, advocates say. The CDC...
The pandemic has put a spotlight on the eviction crisis in Nebraska. However, according to Caitlin Cedfeldt, an attorney with the Housing Justice Project at Legal Aid of Nebraska, these underlying...
El Pasoans are applying for rental assistance in record numbers with the start of the new year and more funding is needed. Laura Ponce, executive director of Project Bravo said 1100 households sent...
In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, advocates for people experiencing homelessnes worried that outbreaks of the virus would sweep through homeless communities and put already vulnerable...
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...
When Congress passed its latest COVID-19 relief bill just before the new year, it included language that extended a federal eviction moratorium through the end of January. Paired with that extension...

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