COVID-19's IMPACT ON HOUSING INSTABILITY
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Pre-Pandemic, On Average
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3.6 million evictions occur annually across the U.S.
Now, at the end of 2020,
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40 million renters were at risk of eviction
80% of those facing addiction are Black and Latinx.
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HOW PUBLIC HEALTH CAN HELP
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Build partnerships with housing advocacy groups
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Support emergency rental assistance at the local, state or federal level and expand, extend and enforce eviction and rent moratoriums.
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Advocate for better tenant protections and increased funding for affordable housing
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For more resources and to get started, visit www.apha.org