Landlords and Tenants Need More Information on Rental Assistance and Eviction Moratorium Policies

Urban Institute, Mar. 9, 2021–Laurie Goodman, Jung Hyun Choi
The researchers discuss findings from an Avail survey of mom-and-pop landlords and tenants. Fewer than half of landlords and fewer than a third of tenants were aware of the national rental assistance program, and even among those who were aware, many were hesitant to apply. Further, fewer than half of tenants knew about the federal eviction moratorium.