Bank says up to 3.5 million households risk eviction nationally

Now that the Supreme Court has struck down eviction protections for most of the U.S., as many as 3.5 million households are at risk of losing their homes, including hundreds of thousands of tenants this year alone, according to a Wall Street analysis. That’s because federal rent assistance has been agonizingly slow to make it […]

US appeals court refuses to end CDC’s eviction moratorium

A federal appeals court on Friday said a pause on evictions designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus can remain in place for now, setting up a battle before the nation’s highest court. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected a bid by Alabama and Georgia […]

Federal court set to rule on eviction moratorium this week

A three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is expected to rule this week on whether a moratorium against evictions imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will stand. The court late Saturday set an expedited schedule following an appeal by Alabama and Georgia realtors of a […]

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new eviction moratorium that would last until October 3, as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism from progressives that it was allowing vulnerable renters to lose their homes during a pandemic. The ban announced Tuesday could help keep millions in their homes as the […]

Anger mounts as Biden, Congress allow eviction ban to expire

Anger and frustration mounted in Congress over the weekend as a nationwide eviction moratorium expired during a surge in the COVID-19 pandemic. One Democratic lawmaker even camped outside the Capitol in protest as millions of Americans faced being forced from their homes. Lawmakers said they were blindsided by President Joe Biden’s inaction as the midnight […]

Florida has distributed only 2% of funds to help renters

The state of Florida has distributed only 2% of the $870 million in federal funds it has received so far to keep renters in their homes during the pandemic by paying their landlords, even though a nationwide eviction moratorium is ending on Saturday. Housing advocates fear the end of the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Resources available to try to avoid eviction now that moratorium has expired

Millions are now at risk of being evicted after the Biden administration and Congress allowed the CDC’s nationwide eviction moratorium to expire. Now that more people are in danger of losing their homes, it’s important to know that every situation is different and ultimately it comes down to each landlord and how they choose to […]

Thousands face eviction as moratorium expiration looms

Thousands of Southwest Floridians will be at risk of losing their homes when the eviction moratorium expires Saturday. It was created last year to help renters who have fallen behind during the pandemic and has been extended three times. President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress worked furiously on Friday to get it extended once […]

Southwest Florida renters prepare for end of eviction moratorium

With the federal eviction moratorium set to expire Saturday, there are deep concerns that the homeless population will grow. In Lee County alone, there are 904 active eviction cases. Organizations around Southwest Florida have seen more people in need since the start of the pandemic, and that need is likely to continue to grow. For […]

Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday

The Biden administration announced Thursday it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are tied after the Supreme Court signaled it would only be extended until the end of the month. The White House said President Joe Biden would have liked to extend the federal eviction moratorium due […]