Official: At least 100K Nevadans are at risk of eviction – Las Vegas Sun

Christopher DeVargas

File photo: Sgt. Patrick Geary of the Las Vegas Township Constable’s Office posts a notice of eviction on the door of a local motel, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011.

Social services providers across Southern Nevada are encouraging tenants still struggling to pay their rent to apply for pandemic housing relief before it’s too late.

Jim Berchtold, an attorney with the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, told a crowd gathered Wednesday morning for a housing resource presentation at the Desert Breeze Community Center that an estimated 100,000 to 140,000 Nevadans are at risk of eviction. Nevada’s eviction moratorium ended on May 31, and eviction notices are going out in local courts.

“That’s a lot of people,” he said. “People are desperate.”

Tim Burch, Clark County’s Administrator of Human Services, said the county has distributed

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