Facing heat from Congress on evictions, White House says CDC can’t extend moratorium - Roll CallThe 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
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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…
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
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 …
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.
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.
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.
White House defends its decision not to extend the federal eviction moratorium
The White House defended its decision not to extend the nearly yearlong federal eviction moratorium on Monday, two days after the ban expired July 31.
White House Calls on States to Prevent Eviction Crisis
The White House scrambled on Monday to head off a crisis after the federal moratorium on evictions expired over the weekend, pressuring states to speed disbursement of billions in bottled-up rental assistance and calling on local governments to enact their own extensions. The moratorium, imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last fall during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, lapsed on Saturday after a frenzied effort to…
Liberals erupt in fury at White House over end of eviction moratorium
The anger comes on top of the left’s frustration with a bipartisan infrastructure deal.
White House says CDC can't renew eviction ban
The White House asserted on Monday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not have the legal authority to issue another eviction ban after Democratic leaders urged the Biden administration to take unilateral action.