NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s a blow for people struggling to pay rent.
The Biden administration announced it will allow a moratorium on evictions to expire Saturday.READ MORE: MTA To Start Issuing $50 Fines To Riders Not Wearing Masks
The White House says a Supreme Court decision is keeping it from extending the moratorium and is instead calling on Congress to act.
But Americans struggling to pay bills are stuck in the middle with some tough decisions.READ MORE: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Pay Visit To New York City
“How are you going to pay for electricity, cell phone, food? It’s hard,” said Coretta Harry, a mother facing eviction.
Last month, the Supreme Court extended the moratorium, but only until the end of this month.
At the end of March, 6.4 million Americans reported being behind on their rent.MORE NEWS: Public Meetings Begin On Controversial Congestion Pricing Plan
In New York, the moratorium expires at the end of August.