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South Carolina Housing Court Braces For Surge In Evictions

Before the pandemic, North Charleston, South Carolina, ranked first in the country for evictions with an average of 10 a day. Now that the state’s eviction moratorium has expired, advocates warn that a renewed surge in evictions is imminent.

As Here & Now‘s Cristina Kim reports, a surge could overwhelm the court system — including the city’s nascent housing court — which provides low-income tenants with legal representation.

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