United States housing activists say the federal eviction moratorium and state and local protections are important but don’t go far enough in safeguarding tenants [File: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters]
Louisville, Kentucky, the United States — Cheri Nicholson got teary-eyed. She could only think about where she and her husband, who lives with a disability, would go.
It was January 27. Nicholson, 64, had logged on to Zoom for her eviction hearing, but she’d been given the wrong access number. Though she phoned the district court clerk’s office and got the right number, it was too late. The judge had ruled. She had seven days to leave her Louisville, Kentucky house.
“The only thing you can think is you’re going to be one of those people who