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The number of evictions filed in Cameron County down 18% — the new year could change that

1 month 3 weeks 3 days ago Wednesday, December 02 2020 Dec 2, 2020 December 02, 2020 8:43 PM December 02, 2020 in News - Local

In September, the CDC ordered a stop to residential evictions until Dec. 31, but even with the order, this year only saw an 18% decrease in filed evictions.

CDCB Fellow, Caelan Mitchell-Bennett said the new year could bring more evictions.

"Without more entrenched solutions, we know that there's going to be an explosion of evictions, Mitchell-Bennett said. "Not only just filings but actual successful evictions."

Mitchell-Bennett said the crisis started before the pandemic. 

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