Millions of renters could soon be at risk of eviction.
The moratorium banning evictions is set to expire at the end of March, and Americans owe an estimated $57 billion in back rent.
President Biden extended protections for homeowners, like mortgage forbearance, but did not extend the CDC’s protections for renters. That means it’s time for millions to pay up, and so many simply can’t.
“We don’t have any help you know, we just feel like we’re lost in the world,” Natasha Pendergrass told WCNC Charlotte’s Savannah Levins.
Pendergrass contacted the WCNC Defenders team when she and her fiancé’s unemployment checks inexplicably stopped.