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Fresno Housing Advocates on Eviction and COVID-19

Patience Milrod and Amber Crowell
Patience Milrod (left) and Amber Crowell (right)

California Gov. Gavin Newsom suspended most evictions in April. But now state lawmakers are debating whether to lift the moratorium, leaving renters who have lost their jobs to the pandemic facing an uncertain future.

To learn about how this could impact the affordable housing market, and homelessness, Valley Edition host Kathleen Schock spoke with Patience Milrod, Executive Director of Central California Legal Services, and Amber Crowell, assistant professor of sociology at Fresno State. Crowell also serves as housing coordinator for Faith In The Valley, which recently released a report on eviction in Kern County.

Kathleen Schock is the host of Valley Edition. In the show, Kathleen and the Valley Public Radio news team explore issues that matter to the residents of Central California through engaging conversations and in-depth reporting.
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