A national moratorium on evictions during the pandemic was set to expire this week. For Mehran Mossaddad in Atlanta and Ivy Ross of Jacksonville, Florida that would have meant disaster. Here's what they told NPR's Consider This:
Today, On Point: When this pandemic is over and the economy is back on track, there’ll still be a big housing shortage. How do you fix that?
Angela Bears, she worked at Amazon as a packer and will resume work on Wednesday.
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KQED: "Rent Relief in California: How to Apply, and What You Could Get" — "The pandemic has been crushing for low-income tenants in California — and has caused financial strain on property owners who haven’t been able to collect rent and have their own bills to pay. Local and state eviction protections have helped many people stay housed but, eventually, the rent will be due."
The Appeal: "The American Eviction Crisis, Explained" — "Every morning, Samantha packed her children’s school bags with their clothes, toys, and a toothbrush, uncertain of where her seven-member family would sleep that night."
This program aired on June 29, 2021.