GUEST COLUMN

Homeless ranks will grow when renters are evicted

By  and , Guest Columnist Published: May 24, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Heather Bornstein

Heather Bornstein is a rising third-year law student in the Medical Legal Partnership Clinic at the University of Memphis.

Guest Columnist

Allen Heaston

 

Allen Heaston is a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, and served in the UT Legal Clinic.

If America wants to contain the coronavirus, it is necessary to avoid creating a revolving door of aggravating conditions, such as homelessness. Displacing renters amid the coronavirus outbreak could intensify the transmission of the disease.

Topics

Homeless eviction moratorium Tennessee Supreme Court

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