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More than 20 million people face eviction by the end of September as GOP threatens to cut aid: study
By Igor Derysh, Salon | July 11, 2020
Stoneleigh Fellow Vincent Reina spoke to Salon about the millions of people who could face eviction as unemployment assistance and other coronavirus relief programs expire.
One in five Americans who live in rentals could face eviction by the end of September as Congressional Republicans move to cut off unemployment assistance and other coronavirus relief, according to an analysis by the Aspen Institute.
More than 20 million people — roughly 20% of the 110 million Americans living in rented homes — could face homelessness by the fall, according to the analysis, which used data from the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project.[…]