Rent and housing assistance needs rise during pandemic
Last updated 7/10/2020 at 1:57pm
DAVENPORT — Families who were already struggling to pay rent haven’t been dealt any favors with the COVID-19 pandemic effectively shutting down much of the economy. Rent assistance, affordable housing and shelter needs have all risen in Lincoln County in 2020.
Rural Resources in Lincoln County said they have seen an uptick in community need for housing and housing assistance. Rural Resources Housing Case Manager Alita Crosby said Rural Resources has received two grants during the pandemic to further assist these people with housing needs.
The first grant, called the COVID-19 Outbreak...