Federal Judge Says DC COVID Eviction Moratorium Is Illegal

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A federal judge ruled that Washington DC’s COVID-era moratorium on evictions is not legal.

“As economic pressure tightens on both renters and landlords in the coronavirus pandemic’s ninth month, a court ruling Wednesday struck down a key provision in the District’s plan to keep renters safe from eviction.

In a 40-page ruling, D.C. Superior Court Judge Anthony Epstein released an order ruling the District’s moratorium on filing new eviction cases “does not pass constitutional muster.”” [READ MORE]

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