The Pandemic Has Made Homelessness And Eviction Even More Deadly

By Sarah Glen, Scalawag Magazine. -

According to the Associated Press, a one-night tally in 2020 counted 580,000 people experiencing homelessness in the United States. Advocates say that total is almost certainly a severe [...]

Report Details Corporate Landlord Gluttony As Millions Face Eviction

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. -

Despite their loud public complaints to lawmakers about the supposed "economic hardships" caused by the CDC's now-terminated eviction moratorium, large real estate companies have privately touted [...]

Supreme Court Allows Evictions To Resume During Pandemic

By Mark Sherman, Associated Press. -

Washington — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in [...]

Billions In Rent Assistance Money Withheld From Millions Facing Eviction

By Chase Lawrence, WSWS. -

Out of the $46.5 billion in funding provided for rental assistance under two bailouts enacted in December 2020 and March 2021, the vast majority has not been distributed, with only an estimated [...]

The Eviction Crisis Is A Race And Gender Wage Gap Issue

By Rebekah Entralgo, Counter Punch. -

The federal eviction moratorium coincided with Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2021, which marks the number of days into the year that the average Black woman has to work to catch up to the average [...]

US Eviction Catastrophe And Cynical Democrat Photo Ops

By Max Blumenthal, Moderate Rebels. -

Max Blumenthal discusses his reporting at the US Capitol on the protests demanding an eviction moratorium, the huge impending economic crisis, the opportunism of the Squad, and how Democratic [...]

It’s Not Enough To Restore Eviction Protections

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

With a new wave of COVID-19 cases rapidly increasing in the US, this victory, while for the moment averting disaster for millions of poor Americans, is ephemeral at best. If we are to truly [...]

Relief For Millions As US Apex Court Keeps Eviction Bans In Place

By People's Dispatch. -

In a step that brings relief for millions of low-income families across the United States, the Supreme Court decided against a stay on a federally-imposed eviction moratorium. On Tuesday, June [...]

Oregon Landlords’ Interests Upheld Vs. Tenants As Evictions Loom

By Liberation News. -

The State of Oregon’s eviction moratorium officially ends on June 30. Millions of working class tenants across the state are bracing for an onslaught of evictions after more than a year of [...]

Biden Extends Eviction Moratorium For One Last Month As Crisis Looms

By Sharon Zhang, Truthout. -

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Thursday that it would be extending a moratorium on evictions until July 31. This will be the last time the CDC extends the [...]

San Francisco Tenant Lawyers Anticipate Flood Of Evictions

By Noah Arroyo, San Francisco Public Press. -

A wave of evictions could wash across the city next month, tenant attorneys say, even as lawmakers scramble to prevent widespread displacement. “I’m afraid that we’re talking about thousands [...]

Millions In US ‘Race Against The Clock’ To Pay The Rent And Stave Off Eviction

By Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian. -

Millions of Americans are in a “race against the clock” to receive rental assistance before the end of the month, when a federal eviction moratorium designed to help people cope during the [...]

Moth-Eaten Eviction Moratorium Leaves Hundreds Of Thousands Without A Roof

By Eleanor Goldfield, Mintpress News. -

Washington, DC - “Raise your hand if you can’t pay rent,” she yelled sharply and resolutely into a microphone. A Spanish translation echoed her words as hands shot up across the crowd. “Now make [...]

Philadelphia May Have Just Revolutionized Evictions

By Editorial Board, The Philadelphia Inquirer. -

Philadelphia is on the verge of upending evictions as we know them. Last Wednesday, the Municipal Court of Philadelphia, which houses landlord-tenant court, released a new order following the [...]

The Southern Tenant Union Playbook

By Sam Russek, Scalawag Magazine. -

Despite an eviction moratorium that was intended to keep people housed during the pandemic, landlords filed more than 95,000 evictions in just eight major cities across the South last year.  With [...]