As part of President Biden’s Day One Executive Orders signed January 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has extended the federal eviction moratorium until at least March 31, 2021. President Biden has also requested the Departments of Veterans Affairs, Agriculture, and Housing and Urban Development, to consider extending foreclosure moratoriums for federally guaranteed mortgages and continuing applications for forbearance for federally guaranteed mortgages until at least March 31, 2021. Additionally, on January 19, the Federal Housing Finance Agency extended its foreclosure and eviction moratoriums until February 28, 2021. The president has requested the agency to consider extending the foreclosure moratorium further and continue forbearance applications for all loans guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
For more information, please view the attached Biden-Harris Transition Day One Executive Actions Fact Sheet.
To view the media statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on extending the eviction moratorium, click here.