Opportunity Wisconsin: As housing crisis looms, Wisconsinites call on elected officials to “Do your job”

MILWAUKEE, Wis.— With just 24 days until the expiration of the federal evictions moratorium, last week Opportunity Wisconsin and BLOC hosted a live virtual roundtable on Facebook to discuss what's at stake as this housing crisis looms large for so many across the Badger State. An estimated 131,400 Wisconsinites are at risk of losing their homes if Congress doesn’t act before year’s end.
“We need an influx of dollars, and we need it from our government to help us,” said Kathy Beeksma, City of Ashland Housing Authority. “We need help, and we need our government to get their act together a...

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