Housing struggles in Rappahannock (Virginia)

News Story (Virginia)

Sara Schonhardt
August 23, 2020
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Legal Aid Works

Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Affordability, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Works (VA)


With last month’s expiration of $600 in enhanced federal unemployment benefits coupled with bleak prospects for a new stimulus package, Legal Aid Works and others in Rappahannock’s web of social service agencies and nonprofits is bracing for a surge in requests for assistance. Of great concern are low- to moderate-income families and individuals who may struggle to pay rent or meet mortgage obligations.