Tell Mayor Durkan, extend the eviction moratorium!

Seattle’s eviction moratorium expires March 31. Renters in Washington state have been accruing $100 million in rental debt every month since the start of the pandemic. If the moratoriums are lifted now, a mass wave of evictions could increase homelessness and contribute to a new spike in COVID-19. It’s vital to extend the moratorium to give tenants stability so that rental assistance programs have time to be implemented. The city's moratorium also protects small businesses and nonprofits. Please take a minute to email Mayor Durkan urging immediate extension of the eviction moratorium until the end of 2021.

Read more in Crosscut:

Seattle and all of Washington must extend the eviction moratorium

WA scrambles to avoid mass evictions as moratorium nears end

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