Housing advocates say evictions are continuing at 'full steam,' despite a federal ban

Across the country, landlords have tried to push tenants out for offenses as minor as having a trampoline or an unkept lawn.

NBC News

By Bracey Harris
Brad Vest / for NBC News

On March 26, a sheriff’s deputy walked up to a one-story brick home in a suburb of North Tulsa, Oklahoma, and told the woman inside it was time to leave.

She called Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma in a panic. Eric Hallett, the attorney on the phone, instructed her to grab important documents and medicine. There was a chance she wouldn’t be allowed to return.

The woman and her partner — who lived in the home with five children, ranging in age from 1 to 17 — had thought they were going to be able to stay.

Publish : 2021-04-04 12:32:00

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