The Biden administration issued statements saying they were barred from issuing an eviction freeze because of a Supreme Court ruling. The landlord and real estate groups are latching onto that.
Landlords sue Biden over 60-day targeted eviction ban
Landlords and real estate groups are scrambling to derail the Biden administration's latest moratorium on evictions in high-infection areas only a day after it was handed down. The White House announced the limited eviction ban after coming under pressure from progressives. Keep scrolling for a look at the lawsuit, the new moratorium, and how we got here.
After pressure from progressives, Biden extended targeted eviction ban
Biden administration rolls out 60-day targeted eviction ban aimed at protecting millions of renters from losing their homes
The CDC order won't take effect in counties with major drops in infection levels.
Initially, the Biden administration planned on letting the ban expire
Democrats campaigned to extend the moratorium
Hear from those at risk of eviction
Wendy Fink, 52, is a preschool teacher living in Phoenix, Arizona, and has $1,700 in unpaid rent. "The past few months have been stressful and I'm white-knuckling it," she said.