Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Kansas City Eviction Crisis Underway
Courts are back in action amid the ongoing coronavirus and election slapfight depression . . . As the financial situation of locals grows increasingly dire, here's a glimpse at the consequences of continued harsh times . . .. Checkit:
KMBC: Thousands in KC could lose their homes since federal eviction moratorium has ended
"Thousands in the Kansas City metro could face the possibility of losing their homes now that a federal eviction moratorium has run out.Anyone who gets federal subsidies for housing is now in jeopardy of eviction if they have not paid rent. Landlords can start filing evictions in court on people who get rental help from the federal government."
CNBC: Can you be evicted during the pandemic? It depends on your ZIP code
Guardian: ‘I am beside myself’: millions in the US face evictions amid looming crisis
Newsweek: Federal Eviction Moratorium Lapse Will Lead to COVID Surge, Poverty and Future Housing Shortages
Developing . . .