Lawmakers could cancel rent for the duration of the coronavirus crisis, and pause mortgages in a way that helps landlords survive. A few owner-landlords have postponed rents until 2021.
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He could order a nationwide moratorium on evictions. The order combines astate and local policies under one umbrella.
He could authorize more money. He could write more stimulus checks Pay To the individual. He could extend unemployment benefits. He dispatch enough affordable housing social workers to go out and help keep their landlords afloat.
An increase in available affordable homes is necessary. The National Low-Income Housing Coalition found the US is 7 million short of affordable homes. 1 of 5 eligible renters receive Federal Assistance today that reduces their rent to a reasonable percentage of the income.