On this edition of Your Call, we'll find out what’s being done to prevent a massive eviction crisis from happening across the country. A backlog of eviction cases is already moving through the court system and it could get worse as unemployment benefits run out.
The National Low Income Housing Coalition's Diane Yentel told the Washington Post that a wave of evictions has already begun. We’re trying to prevent it from becoming a tsunami. The Aspen Institute estimates that up to 23 million renters, or one in five people, are at risk of eviction by the end of September.
The New York Times, Caitlin Dickerson: Sleeping Outside in a Pandemic: Vulnerable Renters Face Evictions
Mercury News, Louis Hansen: Coronavirus: California landlords begin testing state eviction ban
BuzzFeed, Venessa Wong: My Landlord Is Threatening To Evict Me During A Health And Economic Crisis. What Do I Do?