A Federal Judge Remembers the Real Victims of the Pandemic: Landlord s
Remember the pandemic, when for just a second it seemed as though there were orders in place to keep landlords from booting desperate people out on the street? (Of course landlords could still keep a running tally of how much to bleed out of them as soon as they were given the governmental all-clear.) Well, pandemic’s over folks, at least according to a federal judge who ruled it was never fair to mandate compassion in the first place.\n
Remember the pandemic, when for just a secondit seemed as though there were orders in place to keep landlords from booting desperate people out on the street?(Of course landlords could still keep arunning tally of how much to bleed out of them as soon as they were given the governmental all-clear.
)Well, pandemic’s over folks, at least according to a federal judge who ruled it was never fair to mandate compassion in the first place.AdvertisementA Washington D.C. U.S. District Judge named Dabney Friedrich—by parents who must have known he would grow up to act like a Victorian villain—
hasthat the CDC never had the authority to order a nationwide moratorium eviction, due to expire on June 30, according toThe Washington Post:“It is the role of the political branches, and not the courts, to assess the merits of policy measures designed to combat the spread of disease, even during a global pandemic,” Judge Friedrich’s order reads. “The question for the Court is a narrow one: Does the Public Health Service Act grant the CDC the legal authority to impose a nationwide eviction moratorium? It does not.” headtopics.com
Though the Biden administration will most likely appeal the decision and perhaps win the right to prolong the moratorium until a final decision has been reached, the moratorium was always pretty murky and weird, allowing judges to decide willy-nilly who stayed and who went:
“Practically, all these decisions have already made it so the CDC protection is basically a lottery ticket for tenants,” Eric Dunn, director of litigation for the National Housing Law Project, told thePost. “If you qualify you can sign the declaration and it may protect you or it may not. The judge may decide it applies to you or her or she may decide it does not.”Read more: Jezebel »
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Big government big corporations ra ra ra Well let him enforce it. take in section 8 participants landlords and you would have been paid rent ;) but thanks for unnaturally discriminating against poor folk you got paid nothing for it anyways :)
Federal Judge Invalidates National Eviction MoratoriumThe ruling negates a program that has helped millions of tenants who have fallen behind on their rent during the coronavirus pandemic. here’s something y’all 🍊 supporters should be able to get with since he’s done it plenty..... file bankruptcy people! This is gonna be huge! 🙏🏻❤️ It's shameful that the judiciary branch is more interested in protecting capital than saving the lives of millions. We're facing the worst housing crisis since the Great Depression. The last thing we need is our government pulling the rug from under us.