Evictions are time-consuming and expensive but are the only legal remedy to remove a resident who has breached the lease. Given the complex nature of housing policies at the state and local level, Congress should not apply a one-size-fits-all approach. The appropriate federal role in evictions is leveraging federal dollars to help at-risk residents avoid eviction in the first place.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced an extension of the federal eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021.
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Better Policy Would Deliver Relief For People Affected By The Crisis
Without long-term solutions to support renters affected by COVID-19, our nation’s economic crisis threatens to become a housing crisis that could rival the crash of 2008. A protracted eviction moratorium is not the solution, however.Read Our Factsheet
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