What's really interesting in a recent report is that local activists claim that a SHOOTING DURING A BLUE SPRINGS EVICTION is what facilitated a recent moratorium extension.
Here's the activist money line . . .
Tara Raghuveer, director of KC Tenants said advocates will continue to push for a true eviction moratorium to last until the COVID-19 and economic crisis brought on by the pandemic are over, but that they were also pushing for state and federal responses to cancel rent and debt, as well as expunge tenants’ eviction records.
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Housing rights advocates are championing a recent order in Missouri, halting evictions for the next two weeks. KC Tenants, a housing rights group that represents tenants in the city, touted the order as a victory but said it still leaves far too many people vulnerable to being removed from their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.