Center for American Progress, 7/27/2020
“Experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity at any time is a struggle, but during a pandemic, survival is even more fraught….
“in 2018, 11 million U.S. renters — 1 in 4 — were seriously cost-burdened. Meaning that they paid more than 50 percent of their income on housing costs only….
“As COVID-19 cases emerge across states, with some of the highest resurgence being reported in states that were the first to end their emergency or stay-at-home ordinances, responsible plans for reopening safely must include aggressive measures that meet urgent house, health and economic needs…”