Yet another pause in evictions is important nationwide news that applies locally given the recent debate over housing for the homeless, impoverished and luxury developers in need of corporate welfare.
Sadly, once again small time home providers are excluded from this government largess and will be forced to take another loss.
Nevertheless . . .
Local activist group KC Tenants expected this move and here is their reaction . . .
"That’s good, but no amount of kicking the can down the road is gonna make our people whole. Every eviction is an act of violence."
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic, but it said this is expected to be the last time it does so.
The Biden administration on Wednesday extended a federal pause on evictions by one month through the end of July as millions of Americans struggle to pay their rent. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky signed an order delaying the end of the eviction moratorium - which was poised to expire on June 30 - until July 31, 2021.
More than six million renter households are behind on rent, according to a recent survey by the Census Bureau, and much of the federal aid has not been distributed. State and local programs have been overwhelmed with requests for the funds even as housing advocates report that plenty of renters and mom-and-pop landlords don't know about the programs or are having trouble applying for them.
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