Feds order new eviction ban in counties with highest COVID-19 infection rates
Tuesday’s announcement from the CDC also followed intense public pressure by some progressive Democrats, including Missouri Rep. Cori Bush, who has camped out on the Capitol steps since Friday in protest of Congress not extending protections for vulnerable tenants.
Despite federal moratorium, eviction rates returning to pre-pandemic levels | Analysis
The CDC’s eviction ban also faces several court challenges; it was most recently struck down by a federal court in Washington, D.C. – though the decision is on hold pending appeals. So its protection may not last very long.
Federal judge puts ruling on hold invalidating CDC’s nationwide eviction ban
In his ruling U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich, of the U.S. District Court for the District Columbia, said the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention didn’t have the power to impose a moratorium that kept millions of Americans in their homes as the pandemic raged across the nation.
Wolf eviction ban, now expired, faces pending challenge in court
The state Supreme Court has tossed other challenges to Gov. Tom Wolf’s eviction moratorium, including one from a statewide landlords association and another from a Clarion County attorney.