Thousands of court-ordered evictions are occuring nationwide despite a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) moratorium for renters impacted by the pandemic. | John Moore/Getty Images
Millions of Americans face eviction in a “completely predictable and entirely preventable” crisis as the CDC’s moratorium is set to expire on New Year’s Eve.
Seven months into her fight to stay housed, 48-year-old Kimberly is furious.
“I’m angry that people can think so little of human life,” she told Vox.
In 2016 — after massive floods in her hometown of Houston, Texas, left her homeless and she was forced to abandon her cat to stay safe — she thought she’d never be in that position again. She got a job, found a place to live, and rescued three dogs she refers to as her “fur babies.”
But after Covid-19 hit, she lost hours
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