Even as the coronavirus continues to upend American life, most pandemic-era relief measures have dried up by now.
The recent shelving of the Build Back Better Act, the massive spending bill with a number of provisions to lift up middle-class families, means the chances for new relief is now uncertain.
However, not all is lost yet.
Certain protections and aid remain available, including billions of dollars in federal rental assistance and expanded health-care and food-assistance options for low-income people.
Here are some options if you’re still struggling.
There continues to be billions of dollars in federal rental assistance accessible to tenants who’ve fallen behind.
If you haven’t applied for the aid yet and are worried about eviction, you should do so as soon as possible, experts say.
If you’re approved, you could get up to 18 months of your rent covered.