Posts Tagged ‘housing’

August 31st, 2020

1 in 5 Tenants in LA Has Struggled with Rent During Pandemic, Study Finds

A UCLA-USC study of census data shows thousands of L.A. renters are at risk of eviction when the California eviction moratorium expires on Tuesday, Sept. 1; tens of thousands more are in deep financial trouble.  Contact: Emily Gersema, gersema@usc.edu or (213) 712-3168; Julie Labich, samere@price.usc.edu or (323) 219-4464 Twenty-two percent of Los Angeles County tenants paid rent late at […]

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August 3rd, 2020

Wave of housing and economic consequences loom as eviction bans expire

Contact: Ron Mackovich, rmackovi@usc.edu Evictions were widely prohibited during the early part of the pandemic. Now, federal, state and local moratoriums that keep non-paying renters from being kicked out are expiring. Their future is uncertain. In California, where a housing crisis predated the pandemic, the situation is now critical. More than 60% of L.A. County […]

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