HousingWire (August 31, 2020) -- According to Census data, approximately 21% of renter households are behind on rent payment, and it’s estimated that up to 40 million renters could face eviction over the next few months after federal eviction moratoriums expired in late July.
Now, states and localities are deciding if and when to end or extend eviction moratoriums. Today, eviction moratoriums are expiring in Atlanta and Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, they will expire in Nevada, California and Florida.
In Pennsylvania, a Census survey said that one in five adults either missed July’s rent or mortgage payment or had slight or no confidence their household could make their rent payment in August in time, the Philadelphia Enquirer said.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf hinted on Monday that he supports a second extension of the moratorium, pending approval from the General Assembly.
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