For the Eviction Moratorium, Lots of Blame to Go Around

By Kyle Wingfield Government has not covered itself in glory during the pandemic. Perhaps nothing illustrates this better than the eviction moratorium. Lawlessness, disregard for property rights, failure to deliver on government programs – it’s all here. The federal government has imposed several different bans on landlords evicting tenants for failure to pay rent during this pandemic. Congress and both the Trump and Biden administrations have all enacted constitutionally dubious moratoriums. There’s lots of blame to go around. Stick with me as we go through the history: The CARES Act … Continue Reading →