(NCH) Congress must act to prevent widespread homelessness
Evictions are looming, and our homeless system is not equipped to help. Take action to urge Congress to pass robust relief now!
December 7, 2020
Since March, millions of Americans have lost work. Families have struggled to pay for rent and groceries. Massive relief bills from the Federal government have barely scraped the surface of the growing ocean of need.
Now, with winter setting in, and the end of the CDC eviction moratorium and added unemployment benefits in sight, our communities could see 30-40 million households forced out of their homes.
The relief package being considered right now by Congress includes critical relief for cities and states, but leaves out:
Catch our monthly Town Hall for people experiencing homelessness next Thursday, December 17th at 3pm EST. We'll be talking about income and homelessness - one of the ongoing underlying causes of homelessness is the lack of living wage work!