Wave of evictions expected as moratoriums end in many states

News Story (Louisiana, NATIONAL, Ohio, Wisconsin)

Associated Press (AP)
August 4, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction, Unemployment Insurance

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS), Ohio Poverty Law Center


This piece includes the perspectives of legal aid advocates in states across the country. The outlook is bleak. “I’ve never seen this many people poised to lose their housing in a such a short period of time,” one attorney said. “This is a huge disaster that is beginning to unfold.”