And there's only so much HUD can do.
The lowest-income households were more likely to lose wages and fall behind on rent.
Some who left forbearance plans are delaying payments again.
Proposition 19 would remove a disincentive to sell property. But a decline in moving is squeezing the housing supply all over the country.
The nationwide CDC ban leaves many renters unprotected.
After the moratorium lifts on Dec. 31, tenants have to pay all the rent that's due.
But low interest rates soften the blow.