Advocacy groups are calling for rent and utility relief during the coronavirus emergency
A petition effort calls for the City of Dallas and Dallas County to place an immediate moratorium on all evictions and utility shut-offs.
In the meantime, Wes Helm with ‘Faith in Texas‘ suggests that residents contact their utility, as some are already deferring payments. The organization is also looking beyond the immediate emergency at how to make impacted residents whole in the long-term. …
“During the duration of this crisis, and the months of economic hardship that will follow, we believe it is a moral and public health imperative that people’s homes and essential utilities are secure. Sign our letter to encourage our city and county officials to take the strongest possible action to ensure people are able to stay in their homes during and after the COVID-19 crisis.”
Excerpted from WBAP. Read the full article and listen to the audio clip here.
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