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Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next week

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Several progressive Democrats on Tuesday called on President Joe Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to extend a federal eviction moratorium that is set to expire on June 30.
In a letter signed by 41 members of Congress and led by Reps. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Cori Bush of Missouri, and Jimmy Gomez of California, the lawmakers urged the White House and CDC to "take action to prevent a historic wave of evictions and keep renters safely in their homes." The letter was first reported by ABC News.
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House Democrats urge Biden to extend eviction ban

House Democrats urge Biden to extend eviction ban

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A group of 44 House Democrats on Tuesday pressed President Joe Biden to extend the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's nationwide ban on evictions before it expires at the end of the month.
The lawmakers - led by Reps. Ayanna Pressley , Jimmy Gomez and Cori Bush - said in a letter to Biden and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky that without further action "millions of renters will once again face the threat of eviction" next week.
"Evictions take lives and push households deeper into poverty, impacting everything from health outcomes to educational attainment,” they said.
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