A number of protections set in place for renters struggling during the coronavirus pandemic are expiring, leaving them vulnerable to more than homelessness.
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So far, 24 states are now processing evictions again, and that number is expected to climb to at least 30 states by the end of June. For these unprotected renters, the threat of eviction is very real – especially for those at the bottom of the economic ladder. With tens of millions of workers unemployed and the economy expected to remain shaky until there’s a vaccine and consumers feel safe enough to travel, dine out and go to theme parks and movies again — homelessness could come at any time.
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