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Coronavirus in Texas

An eviction moratorium expires at the end of the month, but thousands of Texans are still not able to afford rent

Communities of color are especially struggling to keep their homes. While more than half of white Texans are highly confident in being able to pay rent, only 21% of Black Texans and 14% of Hispanic Texans say the same.

Elsa Ramirez, and her daughters Josseline, 11, and Francheska, 4, stand outside their home in Houston on Dec. 14, 2020. She and her three kids have managed to stay housed in her two-bedroom apartment, thanks to a federal eviction moratorium that expires at the end of the month.
Cate Puckett in her Houston home on Dec. 14, 2020. She is one of many Texans legally fighting against eviction as the CDC moratorium expires at the end of the month.

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