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Indiana Counties Protected By New CDC Eviction Moratorium

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(Alex Eady, WFIU/WTIU News)

Noon Edition airs on Fridays at noon on WFIU.

Almost all of Indiana is protected by the newest Center for Disease Control eviction moratorium, which targets counties hit the hardest by COVID-19.

The CDC says the trajectory of the pandemic, specifically the spread of the delta variant, justifies eviction moratoriums in counties with substantial or high levels of community transmission of COVID-19. This currently includes all 92 counties in Indiana.

Counties are subject to the moratorium depending on CDC metrics reported daily. Monroe County is labeled a high level of community transmission. 

During the pandemic, the CDC extended its original moratorium three times. However, it expired July 31. The new moratorium did not go into effect until Aug. 3, and it will last through Oct. 3. The CDC says it is subject to modification or extension depending on the public health emergency.

This week on Noon Edition, we're talking about the new CDC eviction moratorium and what it means for Hoosier renters this fall.

You can follow us on Twitter @NoonEdition or join us on the air by calling in at 812-855-0811 or toll-free at 1-877-285-9348. You can also send us questions for the show at news@indianapublicmedia.org.

Note-This week of our guests and hosts will participate remotely to avoid risk of spreading infection. 

Guests 

Brandon Beeler, Indiana Legal Services, Housing Law Center Director

Rev. Forrest Gilmore, Shalom Community Center, Executive Director

Amy Nelson, Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, Executive Director

Fran Quigley, Clinical Professor & Director of Health and Human Rights Clinic, Indiana
University McKinney School of Law

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