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Millions of Americans Expect to Lose Their Homes as Covid Rages

  • Almost 18 million adults are behind on mortgage, rent payments
  • CDC suspension on evictions is slated to expire at end of 2020
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Millions of Americans expect to face eviction by the end of this year, adding to the suffering inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic raging across the U.S.

About 5.8 million adults say they are somewhat to very likely to face eviction or foreclosure in the next two months, according to a survey completed Nov. 9 by the U.S. Census Bureau. That accounts for a third of the 17.8 million adults in households that are behind on rent or mortgage payments.