NBC Nightly News: Expiration of CARES Act eviction program may have disproportionate toll on minorities

Television News (Louisiana, NATIONAL)

NBC Nightly News
July 24, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS)


The CARES Act eviction program covers 12.3 million rentals, and there are 29 states that have no additional protections. 20 percent of white renters are worried they won’t pay next month’s rent while more than 40 percent of Hispanic and Black renters have the same concerns.