WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is about to issue a nationwide ban on evictions inspired by the nationwide pandemic. With a vote of four people opposing the conservative judge.
A court on Tuesday rejected claims from landlords to end the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s moratorium on evictions of millions of tenants who had not paid rent during the coronavirus pandemic. last week Biden’s management extended the moratorium by one month until the end of July. It says it’s not expecting another extension.
U.S. Judge Dabney Friedrich in Washington lifted the moratorium, which exceeded the CDC̵7;s jurisdiction, but she suspended the trial. The supreme court voted 5-4 to maintain the injunction until the end of July.
In a brief comment, Justice Brett Kavanaugh said he agreed with Friedrich’s ruling. but voted to cancel the ban on eviction because it will be due in one month and “Because those few weeks will allow for an additional and more organized parliamentary distribution. appropriate rental assistance fund.”
last week The Treasury Department has issued new guidelines to encourage states and local governments to streamline the distribution of nearly $47 billion in existing emergency lease payments.
Chief Justice John Roberts and three liberal members of the court also voted on the moratorium.
Justices Samuel Alito, Amy Coney Barrett, Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas said they would settle the matter.
The eviction ban was initially issued last year to provide protection for tenants over concerns that families could lose their homes and move into shelters or share overcrowded conditions with relatives or friends during the eviction. Pandemic will spread highly contagious virus.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development said at the end of March. As of June 7, about 3.2 million people in the United States said they would be evicted in the next two months. According to the US Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey