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With Eviction Freezes Expired, More Kansas City Tenants Are Facing Eviction & Possible Homelessness

Lisa Rodriguez
KCUR 89.3
Tiana Caldwell, center, and the KC Tenants group is working to amplify the voices and experiences of renters in the Kansas City metro.

Rent is due on Saturday, a federal eviction moratorium expired last week and expanded unemployment benefits are set to end soon. Two renters share their experience facing eviction during a pandemic.

The compounding situation means many more renters in Kansas City could soon face the prospect of eviction and possible homelessness.

  • Tiana Caldwell,KC Tenants board president
  • Mars Smith, renter facing eviction
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