Poverty in California
Renter Protections and Foreclosure Risk in the Era of COVID-19 Daniel Tan September 17 2020 The pandemic has increased the risk of housing instability for many Californians. Recent state action aims to protect renters from eviction, but relief has been more limited for homeowners who could face foreclosure.
COVID-19’s Toll on Mental Health Daniel Tan September 11 2020 The ongoing pandemic poses a number of mental health challenges, with more Californians reporting anxiety, worry, and other symptoms in recent months.
Providing Meals for School Children as COVID-19 Persists Niu Gao, Caroline Danielson September 9 2020 The US Department of Agriculture recently announced that it would continue to waive certain restrictions on school meals for the rest of 2020. This extends a key support for many California children, regardless of whether they are in school or learning remotely.
When a Lack of Air Conditioning is a Public Health Threat Lori Pottinger August 17 2020 California is getting hotter, which is leading to public health inequities caused by a lack of air conditioning. We talked to Kelly Sanders of the University of Southern California about addressing “air conditioning deserts."
How COVID-19 Could Deepen California’s Housing Crisis Daniel Tan August 7 2020 Increased unemployment due to the pandemic could boost the number of Californians at risk of being evicted from their home.