The report was released on March 15, 2021, by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The GAO analyzed eviction rates in 63 jurisdictions during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency. The goal was to assess the impact of eviction moratoriums imposed first by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in March 2020, and later by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in September 2020. The GAO found that the median rate of eviction filings was about 74% lower in the last week of July 2020 when the CARES Act moratorium expired than . . .
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