Washington Post: Renters thought a CDC order protected them from eviction. Then landlords found loopholes.

Washington Post: Renters thought a CDC order protected them from eviction. Then landlords found loopholes.. “Anchored in public health concerns that the economic stress of the pandemic will force millions of renters from the safety of their homes and into the crosshairs of a fast-spreading virus, the CDC order aims to keep the estimated 40 million renters facing eviction this year in place through Jan. 1. “I want to make it unmistakably clear that I’m protecting people from evictions,” President Trump said in a statement when the CDC order was announced. But as [Emily] Brockman and tens of thousands of others soon realized, rather than offer a bubble of stability in the midst of the pandemic, the federal response has injected confusion into housing courts. ”

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