As U.S. wrangles over aid, millions of renters get desperate

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Aug 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM
  • Coronavirus is changing the world in unprecedented ways.
  • Congress recently let those benefits lapse, cutting her total weekly payments including state benefits from $1,100 after taxes to just shy of $600.
  • Some of the loan and credit card payments the couple deferred also are coming due this month, adding about $1,600 to their monthly expenses.