The arts and cultural sector was hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic, with high unemployment rates for artists and members of the creative industries.

Arts practitioners and artists who have been experiencing housing instability, or are having trouble making rent payments as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are not alone. Federal, state, and local governments are offering help with housing expenses and avoiding eviction.

Visit the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s mortgage and housing assistance site to find out what this means for you and what you can do.