The end of pandemic-area tenant protections.
Depending on who you ask, hundreds of thousands of people are on the verge of losing their homes — even as the Delta variant surges nationwide — or a similar number of landlords big and small will finally recover control of their properties and income.
But with the Supreme Court’s ruling that the CDC’s latest eviction moratorium was unlawful, a long-delayed reckoning within the housing sector is finally upon us.
The consequences will be enormous, if not quite immediate.
A virtually endless backlog of eviction cases could take months or even longer to resolve, during which time both tenants and landlords will apply for federal rent relief.
Only $5.1B of the allotted $45.6B has been dispersed.