Can We Prevent A Housing Crisis?

Jul 1, 2020

A statewide moratorium on evictions has been extended through July due to the pandemic. For some, that’s still not enough time to catch up on past payments. And with expanded federal unemployment benefits set to expire at the same time, some say we're headed for a so-called “eviction cliff.”

Today we find out what assistance is available to renters and homeowners right now, and whether it will be enough.

Produced by Maggie Gelon.

Guests:

Jacob Sipe
Executive Director, Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority

Jessica Love
Executive Director, Prosperity Indiana

Amy Nelson
Executive Director, Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana

Derris Ross
Founder and CEO, The Ross Foundation and the Indianapolis Tenants Rights Union