It is obscene that the wealthy and empowered landlords are able to toss American renters out in the street as the Pandemic is still a part of our lives.
Even if there was no Pandemic the historical power of landlords to ruin the lives of their fellow citizens is reprehensible. The latest abuse of this unfettered greed is the decision by a Trump appointed Judge to declare the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Moratorium on evictions unconstitutional.
Washington Post 5.5.2021
Landlords and property owners have consistently challenged the CDC order, arguing the policy sets an undue financial burden on business owners.“We’ve argued from the beginning that the CDC lacked statutory authority to impose this, and we’ve had multiple courts agree with us on that,” said Luke Wake, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who has represented landlords in similar cases. “Today’s decision again vindicates our argument.”
Following is the Bob Dylan song “Dear Landlord” performed by Joan Baez.