Eviction Cliff on the Horizon
A recently passed aCOVID relief bill extends the federal eviction moratorium to January 31 and provides $25 billion in rental assistance. However, a significant amount of people face eviciton on February 1 (Urban Institute)
Nearly 14 percent of renters, or 9.5 million renters, reported problems paying rent in the previous 30 days. People of color are disproportionally affected by COVID-19, unemployment, and housing instability, and these numbers mask significant differences by race and ethnicity.