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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The federal eviction moratorium has ended in some places across southeastern Ohio, but resources are available for those facing the possibility of houselessness. It was extended for some communities, but not Athens, Hocking and Perry counties due to the lower rate of COVID-19 transmission in these places. However, rental assistance is… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Throughout most of the pandemic, Americans who are behind on their rent have been safe from evictions due to a federal moratorium imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over public health concerns. But the Supreme Court said the moratorium must expire July 31 unless Congress passes new legislation…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended the date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes…. Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the pandemic presented a historic threat.
On his first day in office, the president plans to sign an executive order extending the CDC’s moratorium on evictions. Housing advocates say the CDC rule needs to be strengthened.