Columbia partners to hold informational session on housing instability due to COVID-19

4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago Monday, July 13 2020 Jul 13, 2020 Monday, July 13, 2020 12:37:00 PM CDT July 13, 2020 in News
By: Greta Serrin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - More than 11,500 people have claimed unemployment in Boone County related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the temporary hold on evictions ended on July 25, according to a news release. Local Columbia partners will hold an informational session to help people facing housing instability.

Mid-Missouri Legal Services and the City of Columbia Housing Programs Division will host the post COVID-19 housing security presentation on July 23, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Zoom.

"This session will highlight tenant and homeowner rights and actions households can take to protect their current housing, as well as local resources to assist with rent, mortgage and utilities," a news release said.

People can attend virtually through the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82277754538.

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