Sumary of U.S. Supreme Court urged by 22 states to maintain eviction ban:
- Supreme Court not to end the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pandemic-related residential eviction moratorium that has been challenged by landlord groups..
- The landlords asked the Supreme Court last week to issue an order stopping the national ban on evictions, which was first implemented last September and is due to expire on June 30..
- CDC Director Rochelle Walensky declined to say this week if the agency will again extend the moratorium, saying discussions are ongoing..
- Led by the Alabama Association of Realtors, the landlord groups argued that the CDC exceeded its authority when it halted evictions to help renters during the pandemic..
- Ending the moratorium “could force millions of vulnerable individuals from their homes into the streets, crowded shelters, or into contact with family and friends within or across state lines,”.
- “An unprecedented wave of mass evictions – amid the embryonic stages of the postpandemic recovery – would be catastrophic,”…