CDC Eviction Moratorium Allowed to Continue, Federal Appeals Court Rules

Posted on AllSides August 20th, 2021
From The Center

Athree-judge panel has refused landlords' request to put the federal eviction moratorium on hold.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia declined an emergency request by a group of Realtors and landlords to lift the new moratorium, issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on August 3 as millions of Americans remain behind on their rent amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The ban temporarily halts evictions in counties with "substantial and high levels" of COVID-19 transmissions. About 90 percent of the U.S. population is...

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