Stateside: Looming housing crisis; expanding testing for high-risk groups; Stevie Wonder turns 70

May 13, 2020

Today on Stateside, a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the housing market. We talk with an affordable housing expert to find out what the public health crisis means for renters, particularly as expiration dates for eviction moratoriums approach. Also, an update from Michigan’s chief medical officer, with the latest on the state’s response to the pandemic. Plus, a musical love letter to the National Park System.

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As eviction moratoriums expire, low-income renters may face housing crisis

  • Marc Norman is an associate professor at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan.

New album from GVSU music students is a love letter to the National Park System

  • Bill Ryan is a professor of composition and the founder and director of Grand Valley State University’s New Music Ensemble.

62 people test positive for COVID-19 at Meijer distribution center

  • Megan Banta is an enterprise reporter for the Lansing State Journal.

“It’s important to continue to take this seriously," says Michigan's chief medical executive

  • Dr. Joneigh Khaldun is Michigan’s chief medical officer.

Soul legend and Saginaw native Stevie Wonder turns 70 today 

  • Ann Delisi is the host of Ann Delisi's Essential Music on WDET.

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