This stunning victory for activists in Berlin could inspire similar actions for more democratic housing globally.
The assistance is more vital now that the federal eviction moratorium has been shot down.
The Keeping Renters Safe Act would reinstate the federal pandemic eviction moratorium.
The Keeping Renters Safe Act would direct HHS to implement a new eviction moratorium through the pandemic.
As Afghan refugees arrive in the U.S., many are left without proper housing and few resources to get settled in.
Meanwhile, states have disbursed just 11 percent of the $46.5 billion in rental assistance from the federal government.
“We didn’t sleep on those steps just to give up now,” said the Missouri Democrat.
Corporate investors have been buying up homes from landlords unable to maintain their properties without rental income.
An estimated 3.5 million adults say it’s likely they will be evicted in the next two months.
The real estate industry has spent over $100 million on lobbying over the course of the pandemic.