In late August 2021, eviction moratoriums came to an end, eliminating certain protections for tenants who may be behind on rent relating to COVID-19. Labor Day also ushered in the end of unemployment benefits, leaving even more tenants -- many who may be unemployed -- without a financial cushion to help them through these challenging economic times. According to a study produced by the Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA), 8.6% of all renters missed their June 2021 rental payments.
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