Reaching Vulnerable Tenants to Enforce State and Local Eviction Moratoriums

  • How do state and local governments identify bad actors and practices when non-essential in-person contact is curtailed and informal evictions may be harder to identify?
  • How do state and local governments make sure they are hearing from their most vulnerable residents? What potentially unlawful practices have impacted their most vulnerable tenants?
  • What criteria should state and local governments use to prioritize their enforcement efforts?
  • What additional laws and regulations can state and local governments use to protect tenants during the COVID-19 outbreak?

Strategies to Reach Vulnerable Tenants

1. Reach Out to Legal Services Providers, Community-Based Organizations, and New Groups That May Have Formed in Response to the Crisis

2. Use Digital Outreach Tools to Reach Vulnerable Communities Where They Are

3. Assess and Develop Your Office’s Language Capacity

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