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Averting a Looming Crisis: Report by National Academies on Rental Eviction and COVID-19 Pandemic

With the federal moratorium on rental eviction set to expire by the end of this month, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a consensus study report with recommendations for the Executive Office of the President of the United States.

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According to the summary, the full consensus report "recommends actions to be taken both urgently and over the next three years aimed at addressing the immediate crisis as well as long-standing needs related to housing choice, affordability, and security across the United States."

"As housing as healthcare is an increasingly popular concept within health equity and the study of social determinants of health, the consensus study is timely and prescient," said James Burroughs, CEO of North Carolina Health Equity Project, Inc., in a weekly stakeholder call with policymakers and analysts.

Read more more by visiting https://www.nap.edu/catalog/26106/rental-eviction-and-the-covid-19-pandemic-averting-a-looming.

Citation: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Rental Eviction and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Averting a Looming Crisis. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26106.

Part of health disparities news and research reporting by North Carolina Health Equity Project, Inc. Image Credit: Nick Fewings on Unsplash. The views expressed by the authors of any cited publication(s) or external link(s) do not necessarily reflect the views of North Carolina Health Equity Project, Inc., nor are any affiliations or endorsements implied.


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