In a 5-4 vote in June, the Supreme Court allowed an eviction moratorium to remain in place but only through the end of July.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote the majority opinion stating stating that action by Congress would be required to extend it further.
“In my view, clear and specific congressional authorization (via new legislation) would be necessary for the CDC to extend the moratorium past July 31,” wrote Kavanaugh.
This was a huge warning shot to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Biden Administration to get their act together. Neither took heed.
Biden Caves Under Pressure
President Biden repeatedly and accurately cited the Supreme Court ruling as a reason he could not extend the moratorium.
But under political pressure from progressives, Biden