One landlord recently found himself at a crossroads of either keeping his business afloat or having a heart for a tenant he hadn't received rent from since before the pandemic began. Surprisingly, he ended up choosing both options.
What should black families know about evictions now that the Eviction Moratorium has ended? Here are a few important facts.
Earlier this week, Black to the Future Action Fund released a new poll showing Black adults support major reforms that address Black communities' challenges with long-term solutions instead of quick fixes.
Donors to a GoFundMe started by "mother" Dasha Kelly to stave off her pending eviction have been refunded tens of thousands of dollars after it was revealed she is not the biological mother of children she lives with.
GoFundMe has frozen nearly $200,000 raised online by Dasha Kelly, a Black woman, over suspicions she misrepresented herself as the biological mother of the three young children she lives with.
Drawing on her own experience as a previously unhoused person, the freshman lawmaker from Missouri demanded action on the CDC eviction moratorium before it expired Saturday night.
The national lawmakers who are duly elected by taxpayers have apparently decided it's more important to go on vacation than it is to work to extend the eviction moratorium, which is set to expire when August begins.
Data derived from a Feb. 3-15 U.S. Census Pulse study showed that "30% of Black families reported not being caught up on rent or mortgage payments, vs. 17% of all families."
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