CDC extends Eviction Moratorium for COVID-19

High transmission communities now have until October
Eviction notice with face mask

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – On Tuesday CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed an order to extend the eviction moratorium until Oct. 3, 2021, for counties that are still experiencing substantial and high levels of COVID-19 transmission.

“Thanks to the leadership of President Biden, the imminent fear of eviction and being put out on the street has been lifted for countless families across America,” Nancy Pelosi says in a tweet.

The moratorium will allow renters to get rent relief and to further increase vaccination rates in high transmission communities.

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“The emergence of the delta variant has led to a rapid acceleration of community transmission in the United States, putting more Americans at increased risk, especially if they are unvaccinated,” Dr. Walensky says. “This moratorium is the right thing to do to keep people in their homes and out of congregate settings where COVID-19 spreads.”

The eviction moratoria will help those who have been exposed to COVID-19 self-isolate and self-quarantine by keeping people in their own homes.

If the eviction moratorium has ended where you are and you are facing eviction, Legal Aid of Nebraska is offering advice and help to impacted Nebraskans.

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