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Eviction Moratorium

March 31, 2021, 10am PDT
Despite receiving $10 million in rental assistance through a state-run program, landlords in Arizona have filed thousands of evictions since the pandemic began.
Arizona Republic
March 31, 2021, 9am PDT
The CDC's eviction moratorium will stay in place until at least June 30, 2021.
CNN
March 17, 2021, 12pm PDT
Emily Benfer talks about what needs to change in our housing and eviction systems—not just now, but once the pandemic is past, the connections between health and housing, and how she came to be a go-to voice on the eviction crisis.
Shelterforce Magazine
March 16, 2021, 6am PDT
Two separate U.S. district court judges have rule that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not have the authority to issue an eviction moratorium.
Spectrum News 1
February 3, 2021, 10am PST
An intimate look at what it’s like fighting for meaningful state-level rent relief when the powers that be don’t believe everyone is worth saving.
Shelterforce Magazine
December 29, 2020, 5am PST
The New York State Legislature convened for a special session between holidays to implement new protections in the housing market.
The New York Times
December 18, 2020, 7am PST
To ensure families stay in their homes and stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government should extend the CDC's eviction moratorium and other rent relief measures through the new year.
Urban Wire
December 10, 2020, 10am PST
With the upcoming expiration of unemployment insurance programs and the end of the nationwide eviction moratorium, Brookings fellow Jenny Schuetz shares insight on how to implement the most effective rent relief programs.
Brookings
December 4, 2020, 8am PST
A new study connects evictions to the spread of the coronavirus. Evictions continued in huge numbers during the pandemic despite a patchwork of eviction protections at multiple layers of government.
Curbed
November 16, 2020, 6am PST
The Massachusetts eviction moratorium—one of the strongest in the nation—expired, just in time for winter. How did this happen?
Shelterforce Magazine
September 16, 2020, 10am PDT
Independent landlords struggle to keep up with the cost of rental units and continue to face massive income drops caused by eviction moratoriums. Some of them are pushing back.
Politico
August 28, 2020, 7am PDT
Millions of people who live in manufactured homes were already vulnerable. The pandemic has made their housing situations even more precarious.
Urban Wire
August 20, 2020, 5am PDT
The rallying cry to cancel rent has been heard since the early days of the pandemic, but it takes on new urgency now as the economic effects of the pandemic linger past the expiration date of eviction moratoriums.
The Guardian
August 12, 2020, 12pm PDT
President Trump put on a show while signing a batch of executive orders late last week, but on further evaluation, the president's signatures on these orders aren't likely to save anyone from the economic devastation of the coronavirus.
The Washington Post