Millions Fear Eviction as US Housing Crisis Worsens


More than four million Americans say they fear being evicted or foreclosed upon in the coming months as housing availability and affordability are expected to get worse at the end of the pandemic two reports one by Harvard University another by the national association of realtors find there isn't enough new housing to address population growth and rising prices are putting home ownership out of reach for millions the groups are calling for government action like providing down payment assistance this issue comes to light as a federal addiction moratorium is set to expire at the end of the month it's kept many people with a roof over their heads despite knowing back rent and president biting is being urged to extend it the studies find the risk of homelessness is widening the gap between black Latino and white households I'm Jackie Quinn

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