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End of Federal Moratorium

“We are looking at an eviction cliff,” said National Housing Conference President David Dworkin. “Once we fall over it, it will be hard to climb back.”

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“Housing advocates say they are hopeful, arguing it is the only way to avoid a major crisis in the rental market. Either Congress gets ahead of the problem and establishes a rental assistance program now or waits until an emergency emerges, said Dworkin of the National Housing Conference. If Congress waits, he said, the resulting crisis could cause widespread devastation to communities throughout the country.”

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“We are looking at an eviction cliff, and once we fall over it, it will be hard to climb back,” David Dworkin, president of the non-profit National Housing Conference told The Washington Post. “I am troubled about August and I am terrified about September,” he said. “A rental moratorium kicks the can down the

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“The flip side of the moratorium is that it’s an unfunded mandate. We’ve been asking the landlords to carry the weight, and the smaller ones especially don’t have the resources to do that. Even larger owners have negative balance sheets and increased costs, especially of maintenance and sanitation.

So there’s a crisis for both renters and apartment owners. We’re headed for a cliff, and it’s approaching fast. The answer is rental assistance at the federal level, because states moratoriums mean people aren’t paying their rent for now, but they will have to eventually.” -David M. Dworkin

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