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A federal judge on Wednesday threw out the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s nationwide moratorium on evictions, delivering a setback to Americans hit hard financially by the coronavirus pandemic.
Washington-based U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said the "plain language" of a federal law called the Public Health Service Act, which governs the response to the spread of communicable diseases such as COVID-19, blocked the CDC's moratorium.
The moratorium had been scheduled to lapse on June 30.
The National Association of Realtors told the Biden administration in January that 40 million Americans had fallen behind on rent, with $70 billion of missed payments by the end of 2020.
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
This seems to be a perfect storm brewing and the government essentially caused it all by overreacting to COVID while also attempting to use it as an excuse to build a wish list of spending projects and social programs that are now trying to pull the whole damn country down to the bottom.
originally posted by: Subsonic
Once this moratorium expires you're going to see the dollar crash harder than Paul Walker's Porsche.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: burdman30ott6
I may be strange but I like paying my bills, it means I earned my money and can be self satisfied that I'm not a parasite.
Sydney and Melbourne property prices slow after record-breaking boom
Laws aren’t followed anymore
Indian travel ban headed to court as Australian stuck in Bangalore launches legal challenge
This'll make 2008 look like a Sunday School's
The Government is committing an additional $25 billion in COVID-19 response measures. This brings the Government’s COVID-19 Response Package since the onset of the pandemic to a total of $198 billion, including $184 billion in economic response measures and $14 billion in health response measures.