Landlords finding ways to evict after getting rental aid

  • Prince Beatty is photographed on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in East Point, Ga. Beatty, a 47-year-old Navy veteran, faces eviction this month for unpaid rent despite his landlord getting more than $20,000 in federal rental assistance. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr.)

A day before she was due to be evicted in November from her Atlanta home, Shanelle King heard that she had been awarded about $15,000 in rental assistance. She could breathe again.