St. Matthew’s House Expects Rise in Demand when Eviction Moratorium Expires
Though the immediate threat of COVID-19 seems to diminishing, our community is still hurting from the widespread closures and job losses.
As the eviction moratorium expires on July 31, St. Matthew’s House expects to see a rise in demand for shelter and food. Currently the shelters of St. Matthew’s House are at full capacity, but there is a waiting list available. St. Matthew’s House will also continue providing food assistance through our food pantry.
“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium expires next week.
For some people, that could mean starting to pay back rent that they owe. For others, it could mean losing their home altogether.
But either way, non-profits in Southwest Florida are getting ready to support them.”
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