Tenant protection laws helped cut 2021 evictions in half - June 23, 2022
Bank branch closures double during the pandemic, hurting poor and rural Americans - June 22, 2022
This Week's Open Section 8 Waiting Lists - June 21, 2022
Many states and cities quickly passed laws forbidding disconnection of water additional utilities during the coronavirus emergency, so it depends on where you live and what your local utility companies are doing.
Many utility companies have decided on their own to suspend disconnections. Some utility companies are also not charging late fees or freezing the accumulation of late fees, until the coronavirus emergency is declared to be over.
However, a few utility companies have not made the move to suspend utility disconnections. At this time, that includes utility companies that serve portions of Arizona, Tennessee, North Carolina, Texas, Louisiana and parts of the midwest and east coast.
The Energy Policy Institute is keeping lists of of utility companies who have suspended disconnections and those who have not clearly announced suspension of disconnections here: https://www.energyandpolicy.org/utilities-disconnect-coronavirus/
Also, cell phone service providers Verizon and AT&T, have suspended disconnections while the coronavirus emergency is going on. T-Mobile announced it is providing unlimited data to all current data customers, for sixty days.
© 2002-2022 ApartmentSmart.com, Inc.
Affordable Housing Online is not affiliated with any housing authority or apartment community, and does not manage any affordable housing programs.