Not only has the coronavirus pandemic (“COVID-19”) has taken many lives, another substantial side effect are that many Americans are at risk of eviction because of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Since the pandemic began, more than 20 million renters have suffered job loss because of COVID-19. One particular aspect of daily life the pandemic has impacted is landlord-tenant relationships because tenants cannot make rent payments to the landlord which then leads to a landlord filing for bankruptcy. With tenants not making rent payments due to job loss, it has produced a detriment with landlord-tenant relationships that could produce a ripple effect across the country.
Preserving the Relationship: Addressing the COVID Eviction Crisis Through Equitable Mediation,
2022 J. Disp. Resol.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.missouri.edu/jdr/vol2022/iss1/9