Supreme Court strikes down latest eviction ban, but renters still have options

The Supreme Court last week struck down President Biden’s latest eviction ban, putting what activists say are millions of Americans who are behind on their rent at risk of being kicked out of their homes. The new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-backed moratorium on evictions was announced at the beginning of August, just days

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Realtors associations challenge latest eviction ban

Local realtors associations are mounting legal challenges to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest ban on evictions, siding with housing providers who continue to face financial losses. The Alabama and Georgia Associations of Realtors, together with two housing providers, filed a motion last week looking to block enforcement of the ban, which the

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CDC imposes another ban on evictions

Just days after a previous moratorium expired, the Centers for Disease Control has issued a new ban on evictions that it said will last for 60 days until October 3. The CDC’s original eviction ban expired July 31, raising fears that potentially thousands of tenants would be kicked out of their homes. The new moratorium

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What happens after the eviction ban?

The national moratorium on evictions ended Saturday despite a last minute bid by Democratic lawmakers to extend it for another month. The ban on evictions was first put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September 2020. With the moratorium in place, tenants could miss rental payments without fear of

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Democrats’ last ditch bid to extend eviction ban falls short

The House of Representatives failed in a last ditch bid to extend the controversial moratorium on evictions that’s slated to expire Saturday. In a joint statement, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (pictured), Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Whip James Clyburn blamed Republicans for the failed bill, which proposed extending the moratorium for another three months. “It

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Slow rental assistance rollout means many face eviction

With the federal moratorium on evictions set to be lifted at the end of this month, housing industry experts have warned that only a fraction of the $45 billion in rental assistance allocated by Congress has actually been passed on to renters that need it. CNBC said the first $25 billion of that assistance had

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Supreme Court votes to retain eviction ban until the end of the month

Supreme Court judges voted on Tuesday 5 to 4 to leave in place a ban on evictions that was put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and prevent people from being made homeless. The CDC moratorium had just been extended by the White

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Landlords and industry groups hit out at eviction ban extension

Housing industry groups have united in their opposition to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s decision to extend a nationwide moratorium on evictions until July 31. The one-month extension of the CDC’s ban on evictions might be welcome news for struggling tenants, but critics say it’s also hurting housing providers. Many say they have

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Some states will prevent evictions after CDC moratorium ends

The national moratorium on evictions is fast approaching its end date, but even if it isn’t extended before the deadline arrives, some U.S. states say they will continue to ban evictions. With a few exceptions, renters in the U.S. have been protected from eviction since last September after a surprising move by the Centers for

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Texas judge says CDC eviction ban is “unconstitutional”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s moratorium on evictions has been ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge in Texas, paving the way for evictions in the state to resume. The ruling could also set a legal precedent and have a sweeping effect on housing providers across the U.S., ABC News reported. Under the moratorium,

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