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Federal Moratorium on Evictions Set to Expire This Week

7.21.2020
This Saturday, a federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire. The moratorium, passed in late March as part of the federal CARES act, temporarily blocked evictions on federally-subsidized properties. The conclusion of the federal moratorium comes two months after the end of Wisconsin’s... Continue reading >

Deadline Looms for Rental Eviction Notices

7.21.2020
An Arkansas Supreme Court order suspending certain residential evictions due to COVID-19 ends Saturday, July 25. Since March 27, the former University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law Professor Lynn Foster has been tracking evictions of residential tenants for non-payment... Continue reading >

Protection From Evictions Extended

7.21.2020
Arizona Gov. Dough Ducey threw residents a lifeline in March, blocking people affected by COVID-19 from being evicted from their homes. That order was scheduled to expire on July 22, but has been extended by the governor through Oct. 31. Mr. Davis said the new order extending that expiration date... Continue reading >

Detroit Residents Facing Eviction Can Now Sign up for Free Legal Defense and Rental Assistance

7.21.2020
With Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s moratorium on evictions expiring July 16, Detroit’s Housing and Revitalization Department, in coordination with the State of Michigan, Southwest Counseling Solutions and the Homeless Action Network of Detroit, will provide $11.5 million to the United Community... Continue reading >

Thousands of Eviction Cases Still on Hold Across Metro Atlanta

7.20.2020
Thousands of eviction cases in metro Atlanta will remain on hold as officials in the region’s largest counties ruled this week to suspend in-person eviction hearings for at least another month. In a letter Wednesday, Chief Magistrate Judge Brendan Murphy wrote that “since that decision was made,... Continue reading >

City Looks to Extend Eviction Moratorium

7.20.2020
Long Beach City Council looks to modify the city’s eviction moratorium for those impacted by COVID-19 set to expire July 31, in anticipation that the county’s ordinance may not provide the same protections. “It is not entirely clear to me that the county ordinance would for sure apply to Long Beach... Continue reading >

Detroit Residents Facing Eviction Can Now Sign up for Free Legal Defense and Rental Assistance

7.20.2020
Detroit residents facing evictions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic can now sign up to get free legal defense and rental assistance. With Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s moratorium on evictions expiring July 16, Detroit’s Housing and Revitalization Department, in coordination with the State of... Continue reading >

Arizona Eviction Enforcement Delay Is Too Late for Some

7.20.2020
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's new executive order extends the delay for rental eviction enforcement. The new deadline extends protections to August 22, unless renters take steps to meet new requirements. Then the protections can continue to October 31. Pamela Bridge, an attorney with the non-profit... Continue reading >

Community Legal Aid Launches New Project to Curb Eviction Crisis

7.20.2020
With major media outlets like the New York Times reporting an upcoming “avalanche” of evictions to plague the country in the coming weeks and months, Legal Aid has been gearing up for the same here in Northeast Ohio. “We know the demand for attorneys is going to be greater than what we can do, so... Continue reading >

Housing Advocates Say Houston’s Approaching an Eviction ‘Doomsday’

7.20.2020
Houston-area housing advocates are expecting a new surge in eviction notices beginning July 25 when some federal protections expire, allowing landlords to resume evictions at federally subsidized properties. "July 25 is on our calendar as doomsday; we are expecting a significant uptick in the... Continue reading >

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