CDC moratorium set to expire with hundreds of evictions pending in NOLA

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NEW ORLEANS — With the CDC’s national moratorium set to expire at midnight on June 30th, many New Orleans families are in danger of losing their homes.

Orleans Clerk of Civil District Court Austin Badon explained, “I have a basket of 450 evictions that are pending.”

Orleans Clerk of Civil District Court Austin Badon (WGNO-TV)

The City of New Orleans has instituted a program through the Office of Housing Policy and Community Development aimed at helping families that are struggling with non-payment of rent, but they say that the demand far outsizes the resources.

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