As the Mississippi Legislature considers how to allocate our share of the CARES Act fund, it is vital that $50-75 million be used for rent assistance in these dire economic times. With unemployment numbers reaching record highs and months-long delays in getting unemployment claims paid,...

Friday, April 24, 2020, the Mississippi Center for Justice Housing Campaign filed an Emergency Motion (read the motion here) requesting the Mississippi Supreme Court institute a moratorium on evictions during the Coronavirus pandemic. This effort is made in an attempt to stop the expected and...