Landlords finding ways to evict after getting rental aid

  • Prince Beatty covers up some chairs with a clear plastic cover to keep from getting wet on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in East Point, Ga. Beatty, a 47-year-old Navy veteran, faces eviction this month for unpaid rent despite his landlord getting more than $20,000 in federal rental assistance. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr.)

  • Prince Beatty moves a chair as he starts the eviction process, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in East Point, Ga. Beatty, a 47-year-old Navy veteran, faces eviction this month for unpaid rent despite his landlord getting more than $20,000 in federal rental assistance. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr.)

  • Prince Beatty is photographed on Monday Jan. 10, 2022 in East Point, Ga. Beatty, a 47-year-old Navy veteran, is scheduled to be evicted from his residence this month for unpaid rent, despite his landlord receiving more than $20,000 in federal rental assistance. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr)

  • Prince Beatty continues to work on his motorcycle as he awaits for sheriff's deputies to start the eviction process at his home, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in East Point, Ga. Beatty, a 47-year-old Navy veteran, faces eviction this month for unpaid rent despite his landlord getting more than $20,000 in federal rental assistance. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr.)

  • Prince Beatty is photographed on Jan. 10 in East Point, Ga. Beatty, a 47-year-old Navy veteran, faces eviction this month for unpaid rent despite his landlord getting more than $20,000 in federal rental assistance. (AP Photo/Hakim Wright Sr.)

A day before she was due to be evicted in November from her Atlanta home, Shanelle King heard that she had been awarded about $15,000 in rental assistance. She could breathe again.