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Connecticut needs a bailout for the rental housing market

When the current eviction moratorium ends on July 1, Connecticut will face a surge in evictions, with dire economic and public health consequences. Connecticut can prevent this from happening by following the lead of states such as New Jersey and Pennsylvania in using some of the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds for rental assistance. This will help both landlords and tenants, stabilize the rental market, and protect our communities.