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Eviction Moratoriums Are Set to Expire. Elizabeth Warren Has a Bill to Stop It.

“Housing is a human right and an absolute necessity to keep families safe during this crisis, and Congress must step in now to help keep people in their homes.”

In this May 21, 2020, file photo, people from a support organization for immigrant and working class communities unfold banners, including one advocating rent cancelation, on a subway platform in the Queens borough of New York during a vigil memorializing people who died from coronavirus.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Landlords Are Harassing and Threatening Tenants Who Are Struggling to Pay Rent During Coronavirus

The data and analytics real estate firm Amherst projects that 28 million renters, or about 22.5% of all households, are at risk of eviction.

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The #CancelRent Movement Is Growing

It’s an issue that touches Americans all over the country.

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US Households Are Having Trouble Meeting Basic Needs, Survey Shows

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, participants report not having the means to cover food, health and rent costs.

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Tens of Thousands of Tenants Are Planning the Largest Rent Strike in Decades

About a third of renters didn’t pay rent in April, and with the number of unemployed at over 26 million and counting, even more are expected to have trouble paying in May.

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‘If I Do Pay My Rent, It’s Going to Eat Into My Food Money.’

Here are some of the stories of Americans trying to make rent, this month and beyond.

People prepare to sleep in areas marked by painted boxes on the ground of a parking lot at a makeshift camp for the homeless in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Best Way to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus Is to Stay Home. But What If You Have No Place to Go?

How can a person quarantine themselves if they have no place to go?