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Latino Family Facing Eviction Gets $67K in Donations After AOC and CNN Highlight Their Story

An estimated 40 million are in danger of being evicted due to the coronavirus economic downturn. But people across the country are pitching in to help.

In this May 21, 2020, file photo, people from a support organization for immigrant and working class communities unfold banners, including one advocating rent cancelation, on a subway platform in the Queens borough of New York during a vigil memorializing people who died from coronavirus.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Landlords Are Harassing and Threatening Tenants Who Are Struggling to Pay Rent During Coronavirus

The data and analytics real estate firm Amherst projects that 28 million renters, or about 22.5% of all households, are at risk of eviction.

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US Households Are Having Trouble Meeting Basic Needs, Survey Shows

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, participants report not having the means to cover food, health and rent costs.

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‘If I Do Pay My Rent, It’s Going to Eat Into My Food Money.’

Here are some of the stories of Americans trying to make rent, this month and beyond.

People prepare to sleep in areas marked by painted boxes on the ground of a parking lot at a makeshift camp for the homeless in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Best Way to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus Is to Stay Home. But What If You Have No Place to Go?

How can a person quarantine themselves if they have no place to go?

Kyle Kofron poses for a photo outside his home in St. Louis. Kofron is advocating for a rent strike during the outbreak. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A Growing Number of Americans Want Rent Canceled Over Coronavirus

White sheets are being hung in apartment windows to show solidarity with the #CancelRent movement that is gaining steam on Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites.

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Most Renters Won’t Be Protected Under Trump’s Proposal to Help Americans Keep Their Homes

Most Americans who rent their home will not be eligible for eviction protections, despite what President Donald Trump said this week.