‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

News Story (NATIONAL)

Jessica Silver-Greenberg
New York Times (NYT)
June 21, 2020
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Tags: CoronaVirus, COVID-19, Disability Rights, Housing: Eviction, Medicaid, Nursing Homes


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This incredibly powerful story describes how nursing homes across the country are kicking out less-profitable residents to make room for a new class of customers who would generate more revenue: patients with Covid-19. Legal aid attorneys and other advocates for nursing home residents are fighting to protect their rights.