Housing, Utilities and Credit Card Payment Relief in COVID-19 Crisis

The first of the month means rent, utilities and credit card payments are due for hundreds of millions of Americans. For those who are experiencing a loss or reduction in income due to the COVID19 crisis, it can certainly be a stressful situation.

The coronavirus stimulus bill provides substantial aid centered around housing protections against foreclosures on mortgages and evictions for renters. Kristen Euretig, Certified Financial Planner™ and founder of Brooklyn Plans, talks about policies around failure to pay rent or mortgages, deferred credit card payments and protections for utility shutoffs.