On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (P.L. 116-136) was signed into law. Section 4024 of that legislation imposes a temporary moratorium on evictions. This moratorium went into effect immediately upon the enactment of the CARES Act on March 27, 2020 for 120 days.
HUD’s Office of Affordable Housing Programs (OAHP) has issued several frequently asked questions (FAQs) to provide guidance on the temporary moratorium on evictions. The temporary eviction moratorium applies to certain dwelling units assisted by the Housing Trust Fund (HTF).
View the HTF CARES Act Eviction Moratorium FAQs.
Visit the HUD Exchange HTF COVID-19 Guidance page for additional information and resources.