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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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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11 million American renters at risk of eviction once moratorium ends

As many as 11 million Americans could be at risk of eviction once a moratorium on landlords kicking people out of their homes expires at the end of the month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium will end on June 30. It has been in place since last September, and is said

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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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NAR calls for emergency rental assistance for struggling landlords

The National Association of Realtors is calling for landlords to receive emergency rental assistance to help them cover their costs during the coronavirus pandemic. The call comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called on a 1944 public health law that was created to help prevent the spread of dangerous illnesses, to justify

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