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Nutritionist Shaunté Fields (center) and bus driver Treva White (behind Fields, on the bus) deliver meals to children and their families in Seattle. When schools closed because of COVID-19, Seattle Public Schools began distributing breakfast and lunch to students through a network of 26 school sites and 43 bus routes five days a week. Karen Ducey/Getty Images hide caption

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Los Angeles International Airport and SoFi Stadium employers spoke with potential job applicants at a job fair in Inglewood, Calif., in September. About 19% of all households in an NPR poll say they lost all their savings during the COVID-19 outbreak, and have none to fall back on. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Black and Latino families continue to bear pandemic's great economic toll in U.S.

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Akira Johnson has been facing eviction because her landlord would not accept payment from South Carolina's rent and utility assistance program. Cameron Pollack for NPR hide caption

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Why rent help from Congress has been so damn slow getting to people who need it

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Mehran Mossaddad is a single dad who drives Uber for a living. But when the pandemic hit, he stopped because he couldn't leave his daughter home alone. He fell behind on rent and is facing eviction. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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Millions Could Face Eviction With Federal Moratorium Ending And A Logjam In Aid

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