Protections Lapse For The Nation’s Most Vulnerable Renters, Imperiling Their Small Landlords As Well

Sam Chandan

Wed Aug 12 2020 04:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Political deadlock has stymied attempts to renew measures shielding millions of low-income and unemployed renters from housing insecurity and potential eviction. It has also dashed hopes of near-term support for the smallest landlords struggling to make mortgage and property tax payments. Staving off a deeper rental crisis depends on targeted assistance for both of these vulnerable groups.