The end of the federal moratorium means evictions could begin Monday, leading to a years’ worth of evictions over several weeks and ushering in the worst housing crisis since the Great Recession.While California still has a state eviction moratorium, other states do not. One of those is Wisconsin, where TMJ4 News in Milwaukee reported Evictions expected to spike as federal moratorium ends.
Housing courts around the country are expected to get busy starting Monday after the federal eviction moratorium lifted over the weekend.Both segments discussed what help is available to renters and how to access it. Here in Michigan, WXYZ described what its viewers can do for themselves in Staying On Top Of Rent Payments.
Here's to hoping that the aid money already allocated but not spent prevents or delays enough most of the evictions so that they don't make the pandemic, which is already bad, even worse. That's the last thing we need.