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Preventing Spike in Evictions Will Help Limit COVID-19’s Spread

December 10, 2020

If federal policymakers don’t extend a national eviction moratorium — like the one from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that’s in effect until December 31 — millions could soon lose their homes and...

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HUD 2021 Funding Bill Should Include Affordable Housing, Anti-Homelessness Investments

July 27, 2020

When the President and Congress write a final fiscal year 2021 funding bill for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), they should adopt many provisions of a version that the House Appropriations Committee has passed — which would provide substantial new funds for programs that reduce homelessness and help low-income families, seniors, and others afford decent homes to rent....

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