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Supreme Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium

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The Supreme Court late Thursday ruled against the national eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying the health agency exceeded its authority in issuing the ban. The moratorium was originally put in place by Congress last year, but that elapsed in July. Then-President Donald Trump …

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Landlords File Lawsuit To Block New CDC Eviction Moratorium

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A group of landlords are challenging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new temporary eviction moratorium, calling the Biden administration’s action “nakedly political” and “unlawful” in a lawsuit filed in federal court. “[T]he CDC caved to the political pressure by extending the moratorium, without providing any legal basis,” the …

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How Cori Bush’s protest led to a new eviction moratorium

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The CDC’s new moratorium doesn’t cover the entire nation, but it offers relief for tenants and reduces the potential for COVID transmission in some communities. Candice Norwood Originally published by The 19th For days, Rep. Cori Bush demanded that President Joe Biden and lawmakers in Congress move to reinstate a …

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Democrats Are Scrambling To Reinstate Eviction Moratorium

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Democrats are looking to reinstate the now expired eviction moratorium to avoid a public health emergency. The federal eviction moratorium expired on July 31, 2021. Last week, two days before the eviction moratorium expired, President Joe Biden asked Congress to extend the suspension, which protects renters from being evicted for …

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Millions Of Americans Risk Eviction As Virus Cases Spike

Millions of Americans could soon find themselves homeless, as a nationwide ban on evictions expired on Saturday against a backdrop of surging coronavirus cases and political fingerpointing. With billions in government funds meant to help renters still untapped, President Joe Biden last week urged Congress to extend the 11-month-old moratorium …

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Federal Court Deems CDC Eviction Moratorium Unlawful

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The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled on Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) exceeded their authority when they temporarily suspended evictions. In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the Cincinnati-based 6th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court that the agency …

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CDC Eviction Moratorium To Remain In Place For Now

A federal judge has agreed to keep the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) eviction moratorium in place while the Biden administration appeals the judge’s May 5 decision. U.S District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich said that controlling the spread of COVID-19 is more important than the potential loss of revenue …

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DOJ Appeals Federal Judge’s Eviction Moratorium Ruling

The Biden administration is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that strikes down the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s moratorium on evictions. On Wednesday, Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the CDC had exceeded its authority when it extended the …

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Federal Judge Cancels CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a nationwide moratorium on evictions that was implemented as the pandemic raged through the United States. In a 20-page order, a federal judge ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not have the legal authority to issue the eviction moratorium. …

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