COVID-19 Emergency Rent Relief Now

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has made housing in America more uncertain for millions already struggling to pay rent: One in five renters in the U.S. will be at risk of eviction by the end of September unless Congress acts now.

On July 25th, the nationwide eviction moratorium expired. With lost income and reduced wages, millions of tenants are at risk of eviction in a pandemic – overwhelmingly impacting tenants of color, particularly Black women. We must act as Congress considers another COVID-19 relief bill: Urge them to include emergency rental assistance now. Send your message.

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Your U.S. Senators and Representative

Eviction Notice
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Your Message
Support Emergency Rental Assistance

As your constituent, I urge you to extend and expand the now-expired federal eviction moratorium and include at least $100 billion in funding for emergency rental assistance in the next COVID-19 relief bill. The federal eviction moratorium and emergency rental assistance will enable households, including those who have lost jobs or who were already struggling to pay rent before the pandemic, to remain stably housed and avoid the devastating and long-lasting harms of eviction.

No one should be forced out of their home during a global pandemic. Your action is urgently needed to extend and expand the federal eviction moratorium and include $100 billion in emergency rental assistance in the next COVID-19 relief package to help prevent the impending wave of mass evictions across our country.


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