Congress chose not to extend the eviction moratorium, which expired July 31, 2021. According to a study by the Aspen Institute and the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, an estimated 15 million people in 6.5 million U.S. households are currently behind on rental payments.
While there is federal money available to help those who suffered an economic impact due to COVID after January of 2020 and who are 150% below the poverty line, much of it has yet to be distributed.
The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) publishes the poverty guidelines:
2021 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Visit https://eraalabama.com (Emergency Rental Assistance Alabama) to see if you qualify for rental assistance. If you have received an eviction notice from your landlord and are now able to resume your rent payments and have a term left in your lease, contact Marshall Entelisano Law now to discuss your options. 205-752-1202.