Jeffrey Lieser explores the challenges for US attorneys in addressing tenant and landlord disputes during the covid-19 pandemic

As the US economy tries to recover from the covid-19 pandemic, the pandemic has left many tenants unable to pay their rent for months at a time. For many landlords, the eviction moratoriums imposed by local, state, and federal governments have left them without legal recourse – and without income.

Eviction moratoriums

In the US, eviction moratoriums were imposed at all levels of government. A patchwork of local and state governments across the nation enacted their own bans preventing landlords from evicting tenants for non-payment of rent during the pandemic. Congress also passed the CARES Act, which included a federal eviction moratorium for covered tenants that expired in July 2020.

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Jeffrey Lieser
Lieser & Skaff

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