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What renters need to know with the national eviction moratorium set to expire

With the federal eviction moratorium set to end June 30, millions of renters could be at risk of losing their homes. Although it’s possible that the government could extend the pandemic protections again, a ruling by a federal judge last month declaring the moratorium illegal makes that possibility seem remote. That ruling is under appeal by the government.
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Cambodia evicts floating homes despite villagers' protests

Cambodia's capital of Phnom Penh has started evicting its famous "floating villages" on the banks of the Tonle Sap River, despite the objections of longtime residents who say they have nowhere else to go. For generations, the floating wooden houseboats of Phnom Penh have been both livelihood and way of...
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Covid lockdown: Boris Johnson confirms four-week delay to lifting final restrictions amid Delta variant surge

Boris Johnson has announced a four-week delay to the lifting of remaining coronavirus restrictions in England to 19 July, as a wave of the highly virulent Delta variant sweeps across the country.But the prime minister said he was “confident” that the date of so-called Freedom Day - initially scheduled for 21 June - will not have to be postponed again.And he said that scientists were not advising the reversal of any of the relaxation of curbs in areas like shopping and hospitality introduced over the past few months.With Downing Street seeing the coming weeks as a race against the virus...
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Business leaders demand extended support as lockdown easing delay expected

Business leaders have called on the Treasury to extend financial support measures as they warn that Government plans to stall the lifting of lockdown restrictions will be a “blow” for Covid-hit firms. The Prime Minister is expected to tell the nation that the road map easing earmarked for June 21...
WorldThe Independent

Treasury rejects extension to furlough and financial support despite delay

The Government has confirmed it will not heed calls from industry to further extend furlough and other financial support as the Prime Minister announced a delay to his original road map out of restrictions. It said there will be no changes to the original timings regarding the end to current...
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House Panel Takes Up Bill Blocking Evictions in National Emergencies

WASHINGTON (CN) — The necessity of passing federal legislation aimed at curbing illegal eviction was examined at length Monday during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing. Although a national eviction moratorium was imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, tenants throughout the country were still susceptible to “self-help” evictions — when landlords retake possession of their property without going through the proper eviction process. Self-help evictions are outlawed in most states.
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At least 130,000 households in England made homeless in pandemic

At least 130,000 households in England were made homeless during the first year of the pandemic, despite the government’s ban on evictions, according to data sourced by the Observer. With the ban now over, fears are rising that a surge of evictions may be imminent. But the Observer’s figures show that even while the ban was in place, households were being forced from their homes.
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Cambodia begins evicting floating homes amid protests

Cambodia’s capital of Phnom Penh on Saturday began overseeing the dismantling of “floating home” communities on the banks of the Tonle Sap River over the objections of longtime residents who say they have nowhere else to go. For generations, the floating wooden houseboats of Phnom Penh have been both livelihood...
HomelessBBC

'We want another homeless hotel - and we can make it work'

Thousands of rough sleepers were given rooms in hotels as part of the UK's emergency response to coronavirus during the first lockdown. The unprecedented effort was described by some as a silver lining to the dark clouds of Covid-19. This is the story of the highs and lows in one of those hotels, which has just closed its doors to homeless people after 14 months.
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A massive wave of evictions could be coming. Who's at risk?

Even as the covid pandemic fades, more than 10 million Americans are behind on their rent. Single mothers and Black families are most at risk of eviction. Sabrina Floyd doesn't know where she and her 3-year-old daughter Emeri will go if they're evicted from their house in Las Vegas at the end of June.
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At least 130,000 households in England were made homeless by the pandemic | Abandonment

At least 130,000 households in England were left homeless in the first year of the pandemic, despite the government’s ban on evictions, according to data obtained by the Observer. With the ban now over, fears mount that a wave of evictions is imminent. But From the observer Figures show that even while the ban was in effect, households were forced to leave their homes.
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22 U.S. states urge Supreme Court to uphold CDC eviction ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state attorneys general of 22 U.S. states on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to end the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) COVID-19 residential eviction moratorium. Last week, a group of landlords asked the high court to issue an order that would effectively...
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22 states ask SCOTUS to keep CDC eviction ban

Attorneys general from 22 states on Friday asked the Supreme Court to uphold the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's temporary federal eviction moratorium, Reuters reports. Why it matters: Over 11 million people are behind on rent, putting them at risk of losing their homes, according to CNBC. "An unprecedented...