Stout Report Shows Costs, Racial Disparities in Baltimore City Evictions May 18, 2020

Baltimore Post-Examiner

Dr. Alison Kraemer of Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility commented: “More evictions during COVID-19 would be devastating given that over 12,000 individuals in Baltimore City are currently experiencing homelessness. Persons who experience homelessness struggle with greater physical and mental illness, poor health care access, and increased utilization of hospital services. As a result, they face higher mortality and shorter average lifespans. We join the call for a right to counsel, increased rental assistance and permanently affordable housing to not only save lives now but also to prevent and reduce homelessness in the long-term.”

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