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The Stigma of a Scarlet E

The Stigma of a Scarlet E

Eviction cases — called Scarlet E’s — are a stubborn blot on a renter’s history. Piecemeal privacy legislation in some states may not be enough to protect millions of struggling tenants.

Pelosi and Yellen to Discuss Rental Assistance as Eviction Crisis Looms

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Pelosi and Yellen to Discuss Rental Assistance as Eviction Crisis Looms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it would impose a 60-day ban on evictions in places hit hard by the Delta variant.This post was originally published on this site

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

The president was surprised by the reaction to the White House’s decision to ask Congress to extend an eviction ban, leading to a 36-hour scramble to keep people in their homes.

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

President Biden was surprised by the furious reaction to the White House’s decision to ask Congress to extend an eviction ban, leading to a 36-hour scramble to keep people in their homes.

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Why Do We Make Things So Hard for Renters?

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Why Do We Make Things So Hard for Renters?

Relief came late, then slowly, and renters have been subject to political brinkmanship. We can do better.

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Administration Seeks to Blunt Effects From End of Eviction Moratorium

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Administration Seeks to Blunt Effects From End of Eviction Moratorium

After the expiration of the moratorium over the weekend, the White House called on state and local governments to protect renters and sought to speed the flow of federal aid.This post was originally published on this site

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 4, 2021

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 4, 2021

Yesterday, the Biden administration extended the federal CDC eviction moratorium which was originally set to expire this weekend. The moratorium will continue to be in place until October 3, and will cover all counties where the CDC considers the spread of Covid-19 to be “substantial” or “high”—over 80% of U.S. counties as of today. As […]

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Eviction Moratorium Set to Lapse as Biden Aid Effort Falters

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The administration made a last-ditch, failed appeal to Congress to extend the moratorium to buy more time to fix a dysfunctional rental aid program.This post was originally published on this site

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The chairman of a House coronavirus subcommittee vows to investigate eviction practices by corporate landlords.

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A federal eviction moratorium is set to expire this month. Housing advocates estimate that roughly 11 million adult renters are vulnerable to being evicted.This post was originally published on this site

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