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Facing heat from Congress on evictions, White House says CDC can’t extend moratorium - Roll Call

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The Biden administration is still looking for ways to help people avoid eviction but resisting pressure from congressional Democrats to have the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revive the moratorium on such actions, which ended over the weekend.The CDC put the eviction moratorium in place to help people stay in their homes and out of congregate settings, like shelters, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Supreme Court
1 year ago·Washington, United States

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Pelosi presses White House to reinstate COVID-19 eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday put fresh pressure on the White House to renew a COVID-19 pandemic-related residential eviction moratorium after lawmakers failed to extend it before it expired over the weekend. House Democrats made an effort to extend the moratorium implemented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Oct. 18 but a Republican congressman blocked their bid to pa…

1 year ago·Los Angeles, United States
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The Guardian

White House asks states to aid renters as CDC can’t extend eviction moratorium

Biden administration lacks authority to extend moratorium because supreme court said in June Congress would have to act

1 year ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBS Local

COVID Impact: Rep. Barbara Lee Calls for Extension of Eviction Moratorium

OAKLAND (CBS SF/BCN) — Joining a chorus of voices growing since the eviction moratorium expired, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, called upon the White House and the Centers for Disease Control on Sunday to extend it.“The pandemic is not over,” Lee said, in a news release issued Sunday night by her office. “With the dangerous Delta variant spreading widely, low-income communities — especially Black and Brown communities — are still at risk …

1 year ago·United States
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The Independent

House Leadership calls on White House to extend eviction moratorium

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the rest of House Democratic leadership have called on the White House to extend the eviction moratorium that expired over the weekend.

1 year ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

CDC balks at Biden’s request to extend eviction moratorium for 30 days in high-risk areas

The White House scrambled Monday to address rising evictions nationwide, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention rebuffed President Biden’s request to extend a moratorium and the administration faced a growing political problem.

1 year ago·Washington, United States
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CNN

Expiration of eviction moratorium leaves White House and congressional Democrats scrambling

White House officials on Monday described a behind-the-scenes scramble over the weekend to locate any legal avenue for the administration to continue barring evictions.

1 year ago·Atlanta, United States
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