COVID-19

Though infections among the homeless have generally lagged slightly below the county’s per capita rate, belying early predictions of devastating outbreaks in shelters and encampments, the December...
COVID-19 is quickly becoming a women’s eviction crisis. Women are more likely than men to be evicted, and especially women of color. Eviction has always impacted women of color at higher rates than...
In tenant holding over court, a landlord can take action against a tenant whose lease has expired, without having to provide a codified reason for not extending or renewing the lease. This legal...
Before the coronavirus even reached the US, California was already in the midst of a public health crisis. By March 2020, the Golden State’s homeless population made up more than a quarter of...
A joint investigation by the Documenting COVID-19 project at the Brown Institute, CalMatters and The Salinas Californian reveals just around 80 of the state’s over 800,000 farmworkers have...
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...
Pierce County Superior Court has started an eviction resolution program before moratoriums in response to the COVID-19 pandemic end. “Currently there are both federal and state mandates suspending...
Countless people in Fort Worth are facing illegal eviction. Since March, every level of government has passed initiatives to curtail evictions. On the state level, Gov. Greg Abbott suspended...
After nine-plus months of dealing with the tumultuous life upheaval caused by the pandemic — on-again, off-again jobs, opening and closing of public schools, and the overall anxiety posed by COVID-19...
A North Carolina program is helping 3,000 families pay their rent and utilities, but some landlords are failing to accept the government's help. North Carolina reports its Housing Opportunities and...

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