Okla. Offers Glimpse Of Eviction Challenges Amid Pandemic

News Story (Oklahoma)

July 12, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction


Oklahoma was one of the first states to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, beginning in early May. Courts in the state are offering a sneak peak of what other states will soon face, specifically, how the thousands of eviction cases now awaiting resolution might be handled. Even in a small state such as Oklahoma with just under 4 million residents, more than 200 families are facing eviction each week. It will be worse in larger states.