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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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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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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10 million U.S. renters are behind on their monthly payments

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting renters hard, with more than 18% of U.S. renters saying that it’s caused them to fall behind on their monthly housing payments. That’s according to a study by Moody’s Analytics and the Urban Institute, which says around 10 million renters missed rental payments in the last

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Biden to provide $25 billion in rental assistance

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden last week announced a stimulus plan worth $1.9 trillion that included several housing-related proposals aimed at helping people to stave off the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The proposals would extend the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures until Sept. 30, provide an additional $25 billion in rental assistance to help

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