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COVID-19 & EVICTION RESOURCES:  Renters  |  Research, Data & Mapping  |  News  

COVID-19 Resources
  • Center for Disease Control

  • World Health Organization

  • State of Geogia COVID-19 Hotline: (844) 442-2681

  • Text the keyword "GACovid19" to 898211 to receive a list of resources compiled by United Way of Greater Atlanta.

  • Text FINDFOOD OR COMIDA to 888-976-2232 to find food resources near you

  • Crisis Support by Text:  Text CRISIS to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor for free, confidential support 

  • Disaster Recovery Housing Coalition 


City of Atlanta - Application for COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (United Way of Greater Atlanta)

Star-C Eviction Relief Fund

Lawrenceville Response Center  - Assistance Application 

Rent Payment Assistance - United Way 211 Search

Eviction/COVID-19 Relief Resources in Metro Atlanta and Georgia (Source: Housing Justice League)

Eviction Defense Manual (Housing Justice League)

Eviction Defense Program - Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

I Need Housing Now (Open Doors)

Fulton County Landlord-Tenant FAQ During COVID-19 (Includes links to help with landlord-tenant proceedings)


Atlanta Region Eviction Filing Tracker (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta Regional Commission, Georgia Tech)

Eviction Lab - Data & Mapping

Eviction Lab - Policy Scorecard

Estimation of Households at Risk of Eviction

Impact of Eviction Moratorium Policies on Eviction Filings Across the US. (Cleveland Fed)

COVID-19 Policy Solutions for Atlanta from 9 Atlanta Experts (Georgia State Univ., Georgia Tech, Emory Univ.)

Eviction Prevention During COVID-19, by Emily Benfer, et. al 



National Housing Law Project quick legal and policy analysis on COIVD housing.

National Low Income Housing Coalition hosts a weekly call on COVID response.

Urban Institute posts analysis and updates on a near weekly basis.

Eviction Lab Policy Scorecard survey of policy approaches from across the nation.


Pandemic-afflicted households can claim thousands from Atlanta’s new rental assistance program

As Federal Eviction Protections Expire, Tenants In Metro Atlanta Feel The Effect

They’re Making the Rent. Is It Costing Their Future?

Amid pandemic, Cobb County’s new “Home Saver” program helps residents pay mortgages


Eviction hearings quietly resuming across metro Atlanta

Georgia House Dems call for 60-day stay on evictions, more Labor staffers

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