In a time where a global pandemic has put a financial strain on so many, evictions are now at the forefront of discussion in Erie. 

Both landlords and tenants are expressing their fears that the topic will lead to economic challenges no matter what happens. 

Eviction concerns, however, don't end there. Places such as food pantries, homeless shelters, and crisis centers are worried that a swell in evictions will lead to even more challenges within respective institutions. 

Today, Erie News Now and Economic Hardship Reporter Isaac Petkac will take an investigative look at how evictions are putting a strain on so many, both financially and mentally. 

It's a day of special reports, called "Evictions: The Concern in Erie". A full list of shows and stories is below. 

12:00 & 12:30 PM - Eviction "Side Effects" - how evictions can also affect places that attempt to serve people in economic distress

5:00 & 6:00 PM - Economic Concerns - what challenges landlords and tenants face when faced with the eviction process

5:30 PM - The Concern With Violence - how evictions could lead to a swell in domestic violence cases in our area

10:00 & 11:00 PM - Finding Solutions - whether or not people believe there can be a reasonable compromise to financially aid everyone involved. 

These stories are being supported by the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.