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Bay Aging steps in to help Gloucester woman facing eviction

The country is seeing a growing rate of evictions due to the current pandemic. Many have lost their jobs and homes because of the strain the coronavirus has put on everyone.

In Gloucester and throughout the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, Bay Aging has been doing its part to help keep families in their homes.

CBS “Sunday Morning” program ran a story on Dec. 6 regarding the growing rate of evictions, featuring several interviews with those struggling to keep their homes. One individual interviewed was Jennifer Pierson of Gloucester. Her story as a single mother with three kids facing eviction caught the attention of Bay Aging.

According to Bay Aging Program Manager Hunter LeClair, Bay Aging was able to mediate the issues for Pierson and her landlord. Bay Aging’s Rent and Mortgage Relief program paid for the Pierson’s expenses and court fees, said LeClair.

After helping the Piersons wipe their slate clean, LeClair said that Bay Aging began receiving calls from people who...

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