Eviction moratoriums target landlords but many property owners aren't big, soulless corporations, only small time owners with a little bit of space to rent that they cobbled together through hard work . . . Tragically, some of them haven't been paid for almost a year and they're unlikely to recoup any of that cash.
Here's a peek at their side of the story . . .
Leaders with the tenants rights group, KC Tenants, locked arms outside the Eastern Jackson County courthouse on Tuesday blocking the entrance for morning eviction hearings.Group leaders say the physical blockade stopped 41 morning eviction hearings, and virtual disruptions delayed 62 evictions in the afternoon.Independence resident Kenneth Gobble welcomed the group's actions."I'm barely making it," Gobble said.