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Step-by-step guide on new CDC eviction moratorium

Posted Sep 10, 2020

The CDC's new temporary moratorium ban provides tenants in crisis rent relief, but only if they complete several steps first. This guide explains each of those steps.

It is important to know that tenants must complete and provide their landlord a declaration signed under oath confirming that they have applied for rent assistance, can't pay rent due to lost wages or high medical bills, and are paying as much rent as they can. That declaration form is available in Spanish and English at