Supreme Court Kills Eviction Moratorium

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Don’t Poison Rental Aid Fixes

Massachusetts is again considering another eviction moratorium, much to the frustration of real estate industry groups. While the bill is well-intentioned and some aspects could fix key problems, it will send the wrong message to tenants and poison its own efforts to address a building crisis.

Eviction Rules Get Post-Pandemic Extension

Landlords seeking to evict tenants will continue to face pandemic-era requirements when initiating cases, but no new eviction moratorium, under bills speedily making their way through Beacon Hill.

Yellen Pushes GOP Senators on $1.9T Relief Package

Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice as Treasury secretary, said Tuesday that the incoming administration would focus on winning quick passage of its $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan, rejecting Republican arguments that the measure is too big given the size of U.S. budget deficits.