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Young, newly unemployed, and facing the COVID-19 recession

Mar 26, 2020
More than 3.2 million people across the country filed for unemployment last week, as the economic ripple effects of the coronavirus pandemic spread.
Restaurants across New York are closed temporarily, as the city tries to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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HUD, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and growing list of cities suspend evictions because of coronavirus

Mar 18, 2020
Lawmakers are calling for a moratorium on evictions across the country, as more and more schools, events, restaurants and bars shut down.
San Francisco was one of the first big cities in the country to put a temporary moratorium on evictions during the coronavirus.
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COVID-19 response complicated by inequities in health insurance, sick leave

Mar 6, 2020
More than 27 million Americans are uninsured, and millions more are underinsured, hampering public health efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference on Monday about the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in New York.
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A tax refund is a lifeline for a lot of Americans

Mar 4, 2020
Last year, after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 went into effect, a lot of people saw their tax refunds shrink or disappear.
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