June 29, 2020 | NBC News
At the height of the pandemic, 42 states and the District of Columbia had statewide moratoriums on evictions in place, covering millions of renters, but presently, a little more than a dozen states have some kind of eviction protections in place, law professor Emily Benfer, said. “So now, less than half the country is covered by an eviction moratorium that isn’t federal in nature. And as the unemployment insurance expires at the end of July, along with the majority of the remaining eviction moratoriums, we can expect to see a severe eviction crisis in the United States.”
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