What Next: TBD

When America Can’t Pay the Rent

Is an eviction crisis around the corner?


Episode Notes

For the last four months, federal and state eviction moratoriums have kept Americans in their apartments, even if they couldn’t pay rent. Now, with financial relief in question, and moratoriums set to expire, the first of the month might look very different for millions of Americans.


Emily, a resident of Chicago’s Northwest Side
Mark Durakovic, principal at Kass Management
Peter Hepburn, analyst at Princeton’s Eviction Lab


About the Show

Every Friday and Sunday, Slate’s popular daily news podcast What Next brings you TBD, a clear-eyed look into the future. From fake news to fake meat, algorithms to augmented reality, Lizzie O’Leary is your guide to the tech industry and the world it’s creating for us to live in.

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