A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a bid by groups representing landlords to halt the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium.
In a written order, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said it would allow the residential eviction ban to remain in place while litigation over its legality unfolds.
The order sets the stage for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments over whether President Joe Biden’s administration overstepped its authority by issuing the eviction moratorium.
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BREAKING: A federal appeals court has allowed the pause on evictions imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to remain in place, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court. https://t.co/0yKcYcQpj5
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