Insufficient, crowded residencies have long plagued undocumented households. But COVID-19 has made a bad situation even worse.
Losing their job or reduced work hours, received a sign of hope as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued another extension of the eviction moratorium. But landlord groups are pushing in federal court to block enforcement of the moratorium.
After months of organizing that included the establishment of two protest encampments, Philadelphia’s unhoused people successfully pushed the city to agree to provide housing on a community land trust on October 14.
Philadelphia Threatens Protest Encampment With Eviction But Still Has No Plan For Unhoused Residents
Community support prevented the eviction of a protest camp in Philadelphia. Unhoused organizers say they are not going anywhere without a housing guarantee.