Congressional Research Service Report on Provisions of Federal Cares Act Moratorium on Eviction Filings and Other Housing Protections

From the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a service that works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation.

Section 4024 of the CARES Act provides a temporary federal moratorium on eviction filings as well as other protections for tenants in certain rental properties with federal assistance or federally related financing. For CRS’s most recent report outlining the protections of the CARES provision as well as lingering issues about he law’s effect on tenants, landlords, and rental markets click on CARESAct_EvictionMoratorium_April2020