As Pandemic Lifelines Expire, Americans in Housing Free Fall

Reuters, Dec. 8, 2020–Michelle Conlin
Overnight, an unprecedented bill of $70 billion in unpaid back rent and utilities will come due, according to estimates by Moody’s Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi. In all, up to 40 million people could be threatened with eviction over the coming months, research from the Aspen Institute says.