23 Million Renters In Danger Of Losing Homes As Federal Evictions Moratorium Expires

A surge of evictions is expected as a four-month federal moratorium, which protected millions of renters from losing their homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, expired Friday, with no additional plan yet agreed upon by Congress.The federal CARES Act was initially passed on March 27, which included the eviction moratorium.The entire act, however, expired at the end of July altogether. This puts 23 million U.S. tenants in the danger of losing their homes during both economic and public health crises amid the pandemic.On July 27, Senate Republicans proposed the HEALS Act stimulus bill, a $1 trillion…

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