Across the country, eviction fillings have remained below pre pandemic averages. Because they are a lagging indicator, filings fail to capture evictions that were filed during the pandemic and are just now being executed Meanwhile, landlords are engaging in other practices that push residents out, such as not extending leases and raising rents, leaving many renters struggling to find affordable housing with little pandemic protection or assistance remaining. “Poor and working-class people who were already hard-pressed to find a truly affordable place to live now are in a completely impossible position,” said Tara Raghuveer, director of KC Tenants.
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