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Realtor Groups Bring Eviction Moratorium Case To Supreme Court, Argue Against CDC’s ‘Staggering’ Power

Realtor Groups Bring Eviction Moratorium Case To Supreme Court, Argue Against CDC’s ‘Staggering’ Power

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR A group of realtor organizations asked the Supreme Court to block the federal eviction moratorium that has been in effect throughout the pandemic and prevents landlords from evicting tenants who skip rent payments. The group, led by the Alabama Association of Realtors, asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to issue an emergency order […]

A California couple bought a home over a year ago, but because of a legal loophole the previous owner refuses to leave

A California couple bought a home over a year ago, but because of a legal loophole the previous owner refuses to leave

By Mary Meisenzahl  A couple bought a home in Riverside, California, in January 2020, but over a year later they haven’t been able to move in because the seller refuses to leave, Fox 11 LA reported. Tracie and Myles Albert bought the four-bedroom home in cash for the asking price of $560,000, real estate agent Chris […]

California extends eviction moratorium through June

California extends eviction moratorium through June

BY NIGEL DUARA With the state’s eviction moratorium set to expire at the end of January, California lawmakers passed two bills extending it through June. An eviction moratorium extension and $2.6 billion in rental relief overwhelmingly passed both chambers of California’s legislature today amid questions from legislators over the efficacy of the state’s rollout plan and […]

Landlords’ Group Sues CDC Over Pandemic-Era Eviction Moratorium

Landlords’ Group Sues CDC Over Pandemic-Era Eviction Moratorium

BY MATTHEW VADUM The National Apartment Association (NAA) and four individual landlords are suing the Trump administration in federal court over the federal eviction moratorium that prevents them from displacing delinquent residential tenants during the ongoing pandemic. The lawsuit, known as Brown v. Azar, was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and names […]

Landlord Sues CDC, HHS For Eviction Moratorium Leading To ‘Significant Economic Damages’

Landlord Sues CDC, HHS For Eviction Moratorium Leading To ‘Significant Economic Damages’

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR A civil liberties group filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of a landlord who alleges that a recent U.S. government eviction moratorium order will continue to cause him “significant economic damages” from unpaid rent. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an order Friday temporarily halting residential evictions until 2021 in order […]

California Court System Lifts Eviction Moratorium After Lawsuit

California Court System Lifts Eviction Moratorium After Lawsuit

BY MATTHEW VADUM Under legal pressure, the rule-making arm of California’s court system, the largest in the United States, has rescinded its pandemic-related emergency order that blocked the state’s courts from hearing eviction proceedings. Landlords in California and across the country have reportedly been hard hit by emergency eviction moratoriums and by the inability of some of their tenants […]