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Source: National Apartment Association (NAA)
9/2/2020: Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control announced that it intends to publish an Order on Friday, Sept. 4th that will create an “Eviction Suspension” program as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to share some information with you, to help you digest this breaking (and still developing) news:
Q: Is this an eviction moratorium?
A: No, it’s not. Many are using the term moratorium as a convenient way to short-hand the content of the Order. The proposed Order would actually create a protocol in the nature of a “lockout suspension program”, and not a ‘moratorium’ in any sense. The Order actually uses the words “temporary halt” in describing the effect on lockouts/setouts/removals and makes clear that it can only be utilized in cases filed for non-payment of rent.
Q: Does this apply to ALL tenants?
Q: Is the Order permanent?
The National Apartment Association (NAA) reported being deeply concerned by this action and given that it remains uncoupled with robust emergency rental assistance, saying “they understand the devastating effects a national eviction moratorium will have on the apartment industry, housing affordability, and America’s 40 million apartment residents.”
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