CDC ban on evictions expires Dec. 31; Congress must act to prevent 30 million evictions


John Pollock
Hill, The
December 10, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel (NCCRC)


Housing is undeniably a basic human need, and those who lose their homes often also lose employment, health, and child custody. Eviction is sometimes called a “scarlet E” because having one on your record can make finding safe and decent housing virtually impossible.Where there is a right, the government must provide funding for tenant counsel, rather than letting it go neglected.