HUD Publishes Eviction Moratorium Guidance for PHAs

Earlier today, HUD published guidance on implementing the eviction moratorium found in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The guidance is titled “Eviction Moratorium COVID-19 FAQs for Public Housing Agencies” and is 5 page document answering commonly asked questions about how PHAs should be implementing the eviction moratorium. The guidance notes that the temporary eviction moratorium applies to the public housing program, the housing choice voucher program (including the project-based voucher program), and the moderate rehabilitation programs administered by HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH). The moratorium is in effect for a 120-day period beginning on March 27, 2020.

The guidance document can be found here.