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How the pandemic drove rents higher and made housing inequality worse


The pandemic uprooted thousands of people, leaving a glut of luxury apartments available in cities at the same time it undercut the earning potential of renters in the middle class. Due to the economic pressure of eviction moratoriums coupled with illegal housing practices, many are finding few options for safe, affordable housing. Special correspondent Catherine Rampell reports.

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