In the video above, you’ll meet two hard-working single mothers living in Atlanta, Ga who suddenly lost income because of the virus. While the eviction moratorium kept a roof over their heads, it didn’t stop the back rent and late fees from accumulating — and with no relief in sight, they can’t possibly pay off all the money they owe no matter how many hours they work.
Since the pandemic upended the lives of tens of millions of Americans, congressional aid has been far too little, far too late. Now that Democrats have taken control of the Senate, can we finally enact a long-term solution?
Lucy King (@king__lucy) is a producer with Opinion Video.