Many East Tennesseans Fear Losing Their Home Because of the Expiration of the Federal Moratorium for Renters

The ban on evictions due to the federal eviction moratorium for renters due to COVID-19 has ended and now many East Tennesseans are worried they could lose their homes.

John-Mark Brown with The Family Promise says they’re ready to those in need.  Brown says it’s worth every penny to help a child avoid living on the street with their family.  Family Promise of Knoxville serves families with children experiencing homelessness in Knox County and the surrounding area. They offer a place of safety, shelter, and certainty while a family rebuilds their life. If you are in danger of losing your home due to the expiration of the eviction moratorium, please call 3-1-1 for information on how you can get help.

Russ Jensen, Director of 3-1-1, who says there is help available to those in danger of losing their home and there’s still time to file for help.  Jensen says call 3-1-1 or 865-215-4311 if you need assistance in finding help to stay in your home due to COVID.




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