Across the country, we’re seeing housing prices rise, renters who are struggling to…


Rafael E. Cestero on The CPC Way Blog: A hold on evictions is one piece of the puzzle that helps keep people in their homes, but in order to alleviate the stress that is weighing on our economic system and threatening the lives of our most vulnerable neighbors, we need emergency rental assistance for those who are struggling to cover housing costs.


The fallout from COVID-19 has seen millions of people lose their jobs, their income, and their ability to pay their rent. The hardest hit are those who are most in need, living at or near poverty and in marginalized communities. In a recent article in CityLab, CPC’s President & CEO, Rafael E. Cestero discusses the impact that these interconnected, rapidly mounting pressures on renters, owners, and local government budgets could have on the state of affordable housing.