Some Renters Face Worrying Times
Last updated 8/4/2021 at 6:14pm
The convergence of an end to a moratorium on evictions and the lack of available, affordable housing could put many Transylvania County residents in dire straits in the coming months.
Effective Aug. 1, the initial federal moratorium on evictions, which was established last September by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), expired. The moratorium was in place specifically to protect tenants against eviction for non-payment as it related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Tuesday, the CDC issued a temporary extension on the eviction moratorium that is set to run through Oct. 3....