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An estimated 30-40 Million People in America Are at Risk of Eviction

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The COVID-19 Eviction Crisis: an Estimated 30-40 Million People in America Are at Risk

AUGUST 7, 2020 • EMILY BENFER, DAVID BLOOM ROBINSON, STACY BUTLER, LAVAR EDMONDS, SAM GILMAN, KATHERINE LUCAS MCKAY, ZACH NEUMANN, LISA OWENS, NEIL STEINKAMP & DIANE YENTEL


The United States may be facing the most severe housing crisis in its history. According to the latest analysis of weekly US Census data, as federal, state, and local protections and resources expire and in the absence of robust and swift intervention, an estimated 30–40 million people in America could be at risk of eviction