A program that helped 865 local households who had lost income due to COVID-19 pay their rent has ended.
The CDC’s new eviction moratorium is welcome, but without a program for rent relief it could lead to a wave of evictions in January.
A moratorium that prevented the city from applying late fees to utility bills ends July 25.
Evictions have surged in La Crosse County since the lifting of a temporary eviction ban, despite the launch of a state program to help renters.
Landlords filed at least 20 eviction cases against tenants in La Crosse County in the first two days after the eviction moratorium was lifted across Wisconsin.