New Hampshire’s ban on evictions lifts on Wednesday, July 1, removing protections imposed early on in the COVID-19 emergency to prevent renters from losing their homes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news on COVID-19 and reopening New Hampshire. The ban did not require landlords to forgive rent, creating a backlog of unpaid rent which many still might not be able to pay. Stephanie Bray of New Hampshire Legal Assistance says an eviction crisis could follow. “To me every eviction is a crisis so there’s always an eviction crisis in the works but now it’s going to be magnified," Bray says. "We anticipate that we are going to see a tsunami of eviction cases. It’s going to affect many, many more people in the state.” Gov. Chris Sununu recently...
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'Tsunami Of Eviction Cases' Could Follow End Of N.H.'s COVID-19 Eviction Ban