Yesterday, CDC announced a limited eviction moratorium for renters living in communities experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases, an estimated 90% of all renters. The new eviction moratorium protects renters for up to two months, through October 3. This measure will save lives and is a major victory for struggling renters and their allies! Learn more here.
NLIHC’s national call on Monday discussed how people can get involved and take action on both protecting low-income renters at risk of eviction and advancing the HoUSed campaign priorities in the reconciliation bill. A new housing precarity risk model was presented as well as the latest from NLIHC’s ERASE project. Here is a link to the recording of of the call and the presentation slides.
A list of Maryland rent relief programs can be found here.
Here is a link to Maryland Courts with information for renters and landlords.
In case you haven’t seen it, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) published a comprehensive step-by-step guide to prevent evictions.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau new tool www.consumerfinance.gov/renthelp
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