Milwaukee County’s eviction prevention program is facing a scarcity of funding, as money from the CARES Act dwindles when agencies need it the most.
Housing and health are intertwined, experts have long preached. Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pausing evictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The federal government on Sept. 4 issued an emergency order to halt residential evictions through the end of the year. Here’s what you need to know.
The federal government is halting evictions through the end of the year for those who have lost work during the pandemic.
Milwaukee’s Black neighborhoods hit hardest as evictions eclipse pre-pandemic levels. A state aid program can’t keep up.
A guide for renters at risk of eviction during the coronavirus pandemic
Although Milwaukee County saw the lowest rate of COVID-19 cases since March last week, health leaders fear this trend will not continue.
As residents continue to struggle to meet payments, the City of Milwaukee is providing an additional $15 million for rental assistance aid through the federal CARES Act.
As residents continue to face hardships in paying rent, we are checking in regularly with the two agencies in Milwaukee that are charged with executing the Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program.
Both the Social Development Commission and Community Advocates face a backlog as residents struggle to get emergency rental assistance funds.