The Public's Radio: Self-help evictions surge as the coronavirus pushes landlords, tenants to the brink

When Rhode Island's District Court put eviction hearings on hold in mid-March, complaints of landlords illegally forcing tenants out more than tripled, according to Rhode Island Legal Services. Both landlords and tenants are struggling to make ends meet as the coronavirus throws the economy into crisis. For renters living in already unstable situations, the disruption can push them to the brink of homelessness.

by Sofia Rudin

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