The eviction moratorium expired at midnight Saturday. The White House said the CDC was “unable to find the legal authority” to extend it and called on states to act.
Millions of Americans are at risk of losing their homes now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired.
Tenants saddled with months of back rent are facing the end of the federal eviction moratorium on July 31, a move that could lead to millions being forced from their homes.
State, local officials delivered just 6% of available aid to renters in first half of 2021.
A nationwide eviction moratorium for renters is set to expire Saturday night, after the House of Representatives adjourned for August recess without passing an extension.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has not agreed to extend the hotel stays for homeless residents but his administration just raised the value of rental-assistance programs to help more shelter residents secure affordable housing.
A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month.
New data show sales of newly built homes dropped in June to the lowest since the first month of the coronavirus pandemic
Homeless rights advocates are calling on the city and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to continue funding hotel stays until homeless residents can move directly into long-term housing rather than return to shelters in group settings.
New York state has sent out just $117,000 in coronavirus pandemic rent relief money to help bail out struggling landlords and tenants as of Thursday, and lawmakers say that is far too little.
The number of indebted renters has fallen in recent months but still remains high compared to pre-pandemic levels as states work to ease the financial burden.
A recent report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition found that full-time minimum-wage workers can’t afford rent in most areas of the U.S.
New York's eviction moratorium prevents landlords from evicting tenants. Landlords say that some tenants are unfairly taking advantage of that.
Advocates say homeless New Yorkers are being put at risk by the Mayor's decision to relocate them from hotels to shelters.
Some elected officials who represent communities along the coastline from Coney Island to Nassau County have been fielding calls from constituents wondering if their buildings are safe.
With the federal eviction moratorium extended through July, the focus has turned to getting rental assistance out to millions of tenants.
Habitat for Humanity had to limit volunteers over coronavirus concerns. The spike in construction costs, prominently lumber, in the past year has also brought on expenses.
New York's state law protecting tenants from eviction is expected to avoid a surge in evictions and homelessness when a federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year expires July 31. New York has set aside more than $2 billion to help tenants with outstanding rent, utility payments and other expenses.
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, extended the evictions moratorium until July 31. It had been scheduled to end June 30.
Rents will be frozen for the first six months of a one-year lease, before increasing it by one and a half percent for the second six months. Tenants with two-year leases will see an increase by 2.5%.