Eviction Moratoriums

COVID-19 Eviction Crisis

Almost 36,000 California Households Got Eviction Notices Last Year

Despite efforts to implement rental assistance programs and eviction moratoriums during the COVID-19 pandemic, tens of thousands of California households were served eviction notices last year, with more falling behind on rent payments.

July 7, 2022 - San Francisco Chronicle

Washington

Eviction Moratorium Spurs Passionate Debate in Seattle

Renter protections are a contentious issue, but that only increases the need for honest and transparent debate.

October 5, 2021 - Crosscut

Coronavirus

750,000 Evictions Predicted as Moratoria End

Analysts from Goldman Sachs predict a wave of evictions as eviction moratoriums end with millions of households still behind on rent.

September 6, 2021 - Bloomberg CityLab

Coronavirus

Landlords, Investors Lining Up to Evict Non-Paying Tenants

Rental housing is booming business, and some landlords and their investors see additional dollar signs in the potential to evict tenants protected by eviction moratoria up until this point in the pandemic.

August 30, 2021 - The Intercept

Eviction Crisis

U.S. Supreme Court Tosses New York's Eviction Moratorium

On August 12, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an emergency order to block the state of New York's eviction moratorium.

August 23, 2021 - Inman News

Rent Jubilee

U.S. Rent Debt Estimated at More Than $21 Billion

The National Equity Atlas has been tracking national rent debt, which takes on new meaning since the federal eviction moratorium expired at the end of July.

August 17, 2021 - Marketwatch

Palmer Apartments

Developer Accuses L.A.'s Eviction Moratorium of Illegal Taking, Files Lawsuit

Geoff Palmer is suing the Los Angeles, seeking $100 million to make up for income lost because of the city's eviction moratorium during the pandemic.

August 11, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

Rent Jubilee

Opinion: CDC Eviction Moratorium Is Ineffective, Unnecessary

The effects of the pandemic economic shutdown on the rental market have been far lower than feared—at least at aggregate, not individual, levels. Is an eviction moratorium the most helpful tool at this point in the pandemic?

July 8, 2021 - Governing

Minnesota State Capitol

Rent Control Showdown in Minnesota

Republicans in the Minnesota State Legislature ditched an effort to block voters in the Twin Cities from implementing rent stabilization laws.

June 15, 2021 - Minnesota Reformer

Rent Jubilee

Report Breaks Down Pandemic Rent Burdens by State and Metro Area

The share of U.S. households facing rent debt is decreasing as the economy begins to recover from the pandemic, but rent debt is still concentrated by geography and demographics around the country.

May 18, 2021 - U.S. News

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