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Millions Of Renters Face 'Unprecedented Spike' In Evictions As Moratorium Expires

Millions of renters across the country face eviction as a federal moratorium set to expire at the end of July is unlikely to be extended, according to Bloomberg.

Protesters call for stronger eviction protections in January in Sacramento, Calif
The federal ban on evictions, which has been in place through most of the pandemic, is one of a raft of emergency programs set to end despite officials sounding the (perpetual) alarm over the Delta variant.

While some states, including California and New York, have their own eviction bans, the expiration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s moratorium has housing advocates worried about a surge in landlords forcing out tenants who have fallen behind on rent.

Congress has allocated nearly $47 billion in assistance but so far states and local jurisdictions have been slow to distribute the funds. -Bloomberg

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