COVID-19

It’s a moment of extraordinary tension in housing policy in the United States. On the one hand, 1 in 4 U.S. households has experienced job loss or a decline in income — with distress especially...
The Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) estimates about 15% of rental households, or 20,000 units, are failing to pay rent. There are 130,000 rental units in the...
Madison County Circuit Court has allowed landlords to file hundreds of eviction cases despite an order from the governor banning filings during the coronavirus pandemic. In late April, Illinois Gov...
A federal eviction moratorium on a variety of Department of Housing and Urban Development-backed and public housing properties expired at the end of July. On Sept. 1, the Centers for Disease Control...
When the Centers for Disease Control’s temporary residential eviction ban went into effect on September 4, those who work with renters worried some would fall through the cracks. “One of our biggest...
Nashville housing attorneys and advocates were steeling for a “tidal wave” of evictions as moratoriums and other orders protecting tenants were set to expire last week. But shortly after Davidson...
Tippecanoe County landlords filed 248 eviction cases the week after Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb's moratorium on evicting renters ended on Aug. 14, after five months of protection. Before the...
Texans facing eviction must be informed in court citations about how they can remain housed under a national eviction moratorium, the Texas Supreme Court ordered Thursday. The measure clarified...
Brittanny Perrigue, an attorney with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, is no stranger to disaster. The community she serves sits in the floodplain of the river that carves Texas' southern border. In 2018...
What’s the latest on state and federal eviction protection due to COVID-19 upheaval? Currently, the state eviction moratorium, stopping evictions for nonpayment of rent, expires on Sept. 30. The CDC...

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