If you’re having trouble making rent payments as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, you are not alone. Across the country, many tenants are facing job losses, furloughs, or reduced hours, and having to make tough financial decisions in order to make ends meet. Fortunately, there are steps all renters can take, as well as many significant protections from eviction that apply in certain situations.
See the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s web page devoted to information about mortgage and housing assistance during the coronavirus national emergency.
Following are links to WISER Factsheets about your rights and the resources available to you:
COVID 19 Renter Protections: Know Your Options (and Your Rights)
COVID 19: Resources for Homeowners and Renters
COVID-19 Sample letter for your employer to sign