Facing Eviction Trailer
To stave off a nationwide housing crisis during the coronavirus pandemic, Washington lawmakers passed a massive spending package and officials implemented new housing policies, including a nationwide ban on evictions. In cities across the nation, Retro Report and Frontline captured this unprecedented period. Reporting from Texas, California, New Jersey and elsewhere, reporters examined this massive, years-long experiment in housing policy through the eyes of tenants, landlords, social workers and court officers who were on the frontlines.
The Wall Street Journal ‘Facing Eviction’ Review: When Help Is Less Than Helpful: ‘Frontline’ looks at tenants and landlords across the U.S. struggling with the complex bureaucracy of eviction moratoriums in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis.
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