Administration/CDC issues sweeping halt on evictions nationwide

Source: Chris Arnold, NPR (Paid Registration)

The Trump administration is ordering a halt on evictions nationwide through December for people who have lost work during the pandemic and don't have other good housing options. The new eviction ban is being enacted through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The goal is to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, which the agency says in its order "presents a historic threat to public health."

But this new ban, which doesn't offer any way for landlords to recoup unpaid rent, is being met with a mixed response.

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