New Rule Strengthens National Eviction Moratorium

On Monday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau introduced a rule that allows tenants to sue debt collectors who violate the national eviction moratorium. This comes after advocates have shown the moratorium failed to protect many tenants because there were not many consequences for violating it. “No one should be evicted from their home without understanding their rights, and we will hold accountable those debt collectors who move forward with illegal evictions,” said the bureau’s acting director, Dave Uejio.

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