Source: Emily Benfer
Most evictions have been banned in the U.S. since last September, but that protection is now set to end in days. In August, millions of families could be pushed out of their homes.
The share of adult renters who remain behind on their housing payments — around 16% — has been slow to drop. The $45 billion in federal rental assistance allocated by Congress to address the crisis has been painfully slow to reach people, and the economic recovery has been uneven.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national eviction moratorium has faced numerous legal challenges and landlords have criticized the policy, saying they can’t afford to house people…