Bank says up to 3.5 million households risk eviction nationally

Now that the Supreme Court has struck down eviction protections for most of the U.S., as many as 3.5 million households are at risk of losing their homes, including hundreds of thousands of tenants this year alone, according to a Wall Street analysis. That’s because federal rent assistance has been agonizingly slow to make it […]

Southwest Florida renters prepare for end of eviction moratorium

With the federal eviction moratorium set to expire Saturday, there are deep concerns that the homeless population will grow. In Lee County alone, there are 904 active eviction cases. Organizations around Southwest Florida have seen more people in need since the start of the pandemic, and that need is likely to continue to grow. For […]

State evictions moratorium changes troublesome for landlords, property managers

The state’s ban on evictions and foreclosures is extended for another month. There’s a new line in the governor’s executive order this time, but property managers worry it won’t help much. We spoke to a landlord Monday who hopes it’s at least a step in the right direction, and we also spoke to a landlord […]