The acting heads of the FTC and the CFPB sent joint notification letters to the nation’s largest apartment landlords, which collectively own more than 2 million units, reminding them of their obligations under the ongoing national eviction moratorium put in place as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These letters were summarized in a press release. … Continue reading FTC and CFPB to Landlords: Follow the Moratorium
In a recent blog, Landlords May be Stocking Up at the Same Food Pantries as their Tenants, we surveyed a story in the Washington Post about how an immigrant’s American dream turned in to a nightmare when he could neither collect rent from a tenant nor evict that tenant. The story of Romeo Budhoo is a… Continue reading Landlords Feel the Pain of COVID-19
A story in the Washington Post over the weekend highlights the challenges for landlords in the pandemic, and it is a story not often told. But, contrary to popular belief, it’s not just tenants that are struggling, it’s landlords, too.
CDIA sent a letter to the FTC and CFPB asking them to support an emergency interim final rule for public records reinvestigations affected by court closures and delays. During the COVID-19 pandemic, court closures and lack of remote electronic access to court records in several states have burdened consumer applicants, employers, housing providers, and the… Continue reading CDIA to FTC and CFPB: Support an emergency rule for courthouse access