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CDC announces temporary halt in residential evictions

University Apartments, located on W University Avenue near the University Center, is home to several students. Residents of apartment complexes all across the country were facing eviction following the economic struggles that many families faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the CDC has banned landlords from evicting their tennants through the end of this year as an attempt to further prevent the spread of the virus.

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2020

Following Hurricanes Marco and Laura, residents in Louisiana expressed concerns over a predicted surge of eviction notices.  As of Sept. 4, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has banned residential evictions to prevent further spread of COVID-19. “It comes just as housing advocates in L...