Associated Press (AP)
November 29, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Housing: Eviction
Organizations mentioned/involved: Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS), National Housing Law Project
“Right now, we are seeing variations in the way courts are applying the CDC order, and we are also seeing a lack of knowledge among tenants and property owners,” said Emily Benfer, a law professor at Wake Forest University and the chair of the American Bar Association’s COVID-19 task force committee on evictions. “Advocates are working overtime to inform tenants of their rights under the CDC order and, in many places, evictions are going forward.”