Providing lawyers to Baltimore tenants facing eviction could pay for itself

Editorial (Maryland)

Providing lawyers to Baltimore tenants facing eviction could pay for itself

May 19, 2020 | Baltimore Sun
The one absolute requirement to comply with a stay-at-home or safer-at-home order is a home. Yet access to that very critical living necessity is in jeopardy for millions of Americans who’ve been forced out of work by coronavirus and now face mounting bills and past due rents.
Tags: Coronavirus | COVID-19 | Housing | Housing: Eviction | Housing: Right to Counsel

No Income. Major Medical Bills. What Life Is Like for Millions of Americans Facing Financial Ruin Because of the Pandemic

News Story (NATIONAL)

No Income. Major Medical Bills. What Life Is Like for Millions of Americans Facing Financial Ruin Because of the Pandemic

May 7, 2020 | Alana Semuels | Time
The contrast isn’t just between low-wage workers and billionaire bosses. Bills are mounting for small restaurants and retailers as their applications for the federal Paycheck Protection Program go unanswered.
Tags: Coronavirus | COVID-19 | Medical Debt