Time’s up: After a reprieve, a wave of evictions expected across U.S.

News Story (NATIONAL, Wisconsin)

Reuters News Service
October 19, 2020
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Tags: CDC Eviction Moratorium, Coronavirus, COVID-19, evict

Organizations mentioned/involved: National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel (NCCRC), Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee


“If it weren’t for the CDC ban, my kids and I would be homeless,” But the CDC reprieve was just that. Come January, renters will owe back rent. Joblessness, sickness, loss of a spouse – none of life’s calamities are a defense for eviction. Nor is a global pandemic, says Nick Toman, a weary and gravelly voiced Milwaukee Legal Aid lawyer.