Fight for eviction moratorium, Cohen urges Justice Dept.

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: March 30, 2021 6:20 PM CT | Published: March 30, 2021 6:20 PM CT

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen said he hopes landlords and tenants in Shelby County will “work together” – with the aid of an additional $8.6 million in federal emergency rental assistance – to prevent evictions.


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.