The administration of Joe Biden, the President of the United States of America, made the announcement of the newly introduced eviction moratorium. The announcement comes just a few days after the moratorium expired throughout the country. It came as the decision of the White House. This decision caused most of the progressive Democrats of the House to get angry with the White House. They stated that this decision is risking so many citizens of the country to go homeless. The fresh announcement was made on the 3rd of August.
Eviction Moratorium’s Importance
The disease control center of the country went on to draft a fresh eviction moratorium. The main aim behind this was to extend protection to the tenants residing in various counties. And especially those who are living at a high risk of getting infected with the coronavirus. This currently has a direct effect on about 90% of the entire population of the country. The eviction moratorium that extends for a span of two months, is set to expire on the 3rd of October.
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the CDC, gave a statement with regard to the newly introduced laws. She first mentioned the threat of the Delta variant. She stated that it is extremely harmful to society as it has a very high risk of transmission. Dr. Rochelle mentioned that the most exposed people are the unvaccinated ones.
And then she stated that the eviction moratorium would ensure that the people remained inside their homes, away from the crowded places having a very high risk of getting infected. Another pause was considered following the pressure that the Joe Biden administration faced from the progressive lawmakers. They asked them to take a quick decision and provide an extension to the people. The White House had previously stated that it was not up to them to decide following the decision given by the Supreme Court.