Eviction Moratoriums

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

COVID-19 Eviction Crisis

Federal Judge Tosses CDC's Eviction Moratorium

"The CDC order must be set aside," said U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich in a ruling announced Wednesday, May 5.

May 6, 2021 - Bloomberg

Los Angeles Protest

New Rent Debt Dashboard Illustrates the Scope of Debt Risks

With regular updates of rent debt data from around the United States, a new dashboard reveals the depths of one of the most pressing crises of the pandemic.

April 21, 2021 - National Equity Atlas

Apartments St. Louis

Small Landlords Feel the Effects of Lost Rental Income

While eviction moratoriums helped keep many tenants in their homes during the pandemic, the nation's renters have amassed a collective debt of over $52 billion, and many mom-and-pop landlords are struggling to hold on.

April 12, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus

CDC's Eviction Moratorium Extended

The CDC's eviction moratorium will stay in place until at least June 30, 2021.

March 31, 2021 - CNN

COVID-19 Eviction Crisis

Fixing the Harms of the Eviction System

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.

March 17, 2021 - Shelterforce Magazine

Coronavirus

Two Judges Rule Against CDC's Eviction Moratorium

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.

March 16, 2021 - Spectrum News 1

Rent Jubilee

A Housing and Eviction Crisis Still Hangs Over the U.S., Just Like the Pandemic

Checking in with the numerous risks in the housing market as the economic fallout of the pandemic as approaches it approaches its second year.

January 13, 2021 - James Brasuell

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