CDC Eviction Moratorium Allowed to Continue, Federal Appeals Court Rules
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...