A state order to prevent homelessness is causing it for some

Defaulting renter with facemask receives letter giving notice of eviction from home on wooden table

A young mother’s dream to provide a home for her daughter was crushed by COVID-19, and they have been left homeless.

CBS2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered that new rules designed to prevent homelessness are actually causing some landlords to lose their homes.

Jillesa Willis showed off the blankets and clothes stored in her trunk in case the weather turns colder. They are in a makeshift closet in the car she and her daughter call home…Please click here for Dorothy Tucker’s story on CBS Chicago. 10/14 – Follow-up: Homeless Landlord Gets Her Home Back

Related stories include: Landlords lament Pritzker’s eviction moratorium, in Crain’s; Pritzker Extends IL Eviction Ban Another 30 Days Due To Pandemic, in the Patch; and An eviction moratorium without rental assistance hurts smaller landlords, too, in Brookings.

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