Some judges allow evictions despite COVID moratorium

An order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is supposed to protect most tenants from eviction. The public health agency argues that forcing tenants from their homes could make the virus outbreak even worse. But as President Joe Biden extends the eviction ban until the end of March, WABE has found a couple of Georgia judges are refusing to acknowledge the federal order in court. That’s left some tenants in those counties with no option but to move.

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