Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s latest ban on evictions

The Supreme Court on Thursday lifted the Biden administration’s newest federal ban on evictions, granting a bid from a group of landlords to block the pandemic-related protections for renters in most of the country facing eviction. In an unsigned opinion with the three liberal justices in dissent, the divided court said that “careful review” of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Millions of U.S. renters face eviction legal battles without lawyers

As the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic stretch into 2021, millions of U.S. renters are bracing for the possibility of having to show up in housing court to avoid getting evicted. But unlike their landlords, only a small fraction of them will do so flanked by an attorney. Fewer than 10 cities and counties […]

DeSantis extends Florida evictions, foreclosures moratorium until Oct. 1

Scores of Floridians struggling with rents and mortgages were given another reprieve when Gov. Ron DeSantis again extended a moratorium against residential evictions and foreclosures. The governor did so Monday night, just hours before a previous extension was to expire — potentially providing temporary relief to scores of financially struggling Floridians who have lost their […]

People worry about being evicted as gov’s order expires next week

There are a lot of people worried that they could be out of their homes by this time next week when the governor’s moratorium on evictions expires. Mortgage companies and landlords are already filing notices with the courts, ready to evict people from their homes come June 2. Among those who are worried is Melinda […]