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‘The wave has already begun:’ Evictions surge as cities suspend moratoriums

‘The wave has already begun:’ Evictions surge as cities suspend moratoriums
July 9, 2020
Yahoo Finance

Legal aid groups and housing advocates are bracing for a surge in evictions, as local governments begin lifting moratoriums that deferred rent payments for millions of tenants who lost jobs to the pandemic.

In Michigan, where the state is set to lift the eviction moratorium next Wednesday, Ruthie Paulson has seen a 76% spike in calls to her 211 call center, which provides social services to those most in need. Nationally, the call volume has jumped 200%.

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