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What the CDC eviction ban means for tenants and landlords: 6 questions answered

5 Sep 2020

The decision could be a huge break for renters affected by the pandemic, but it’s not totally clear who qualifies or what the terms are. We’ve tried to clear it up.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an order on September 1 banning evictions of people who lost work as a result of the pandemic. To benefit, renters must sign a declaration that they don’t make more than $99,000 a year or $198,000 for those filing a joint return and that they essentially have no options other than homelessness. But the order, which takes effect on September 4, leaves some questions unanswered. We asked Katy Ramsey Mason, an assistant professor of law and director of the University of Memphis Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic, to answer some of them.

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