Skip to comments.'Down the drain’: Millions face eviction after Biden lets protections expire
Posted on 07/31/2021 6:09:52 AM PDT by deport
The federal eviction moratorium in place since September is set to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration refused to extend it and Democrats in Congress couldn't muster the votes to intervene.
Housing advocates point to renters in Ohio, Texas and parts of the Southeast — where tenant protections are generally low, housing costs are high and economic problems from the pandemic linger — as particularly at risk. Even though it has its own ban in place through August, New York is also a concern, because it has been especially slow at distributing rental assistance funds to the hundreds of thousands of tenants in the state who are behind on their rent.
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They will blame Trump in 1,2,3.....
Unlike the government, normal people cannot afford to perpetually vomit money
Millions face eviction huh? GOOD! GTF OUT! Where there are millions not paying there are 100’s of thousands going broke.m And thousands more being foreclosed on.
The other dirty secret is there are millions looking to rent homes.
deport is exactly right. The majority of those low lifes were getting an extra $600 a week from the Feds. I would say a majority of these soon to be evicted people had no idea they would owe back rent.
“The other dirty secret is there are millions looking to rent homes.”
...forgot about that. I’m a Realtor. I just recently had a client ask me to rent their house out. Got over 30 applicants.
Housing costs in ohio are not high at all.
At one point in my life, I was six months behind in my rent.
Guess what...I managed to catch up.
What were those people doing all that time while getting free rent. Not earning anything??
The conversations I have had with other landlords with tenants not paying, its intentional. There is so much help out there for tenants, the only ones not paying are dirtbags and they are intentionally not paying. With 20 years of this under our belts, we can say, background checks, former landlord calls, credit checks, references all pay off in having successful tenants. If the pandemic happened 20 years ago, when we were new at this, had a mortgage and all our tenants were dirtbags, we would have lost our apartments.
Go get a job and pay your rent/mortgage.
I’m curious, how many of those thirty applicants are likely home-buyers, priced out of the current market?
So who pays the rental owners mortgage payments?
Read about a homeowner on another site who had to tolerate two freeloaders in his rental cottage - who decided not to pay the rent or utilities for over a year (government sanctioned) - all the while buying a new car, new 80” TV, gaming system and other stuff.
A lot of these folks were receiving government money to sit at home and not work. My niece made more at home than she did at her job.
Let the evictions begin. Time to pay the piper.
Many, many years ago I was in the landlord position with a few
units. It didn’t take me long to realize that I didn’t want to spend
the rest of my life dealing with those problems. Take care.
The obvious solution is a federal takeover of rental housing units to save both landlords and renters alike. The next logical step from the path of free healthcare, free phones, free daycare, free education, free transportation, free basic income, free utilities, and now the ultimate vote buying scheme.......Free housing (if you can prove your vote loyalty)
I couldn’t be a landlord in today’s world for one important reason: I’d have no hesitation about using any means necessary — legal or not — to deal with an @sshole tenant.
My family was very very lucky as well. We own six rental homes, all paid for - and all of our tenants kept up their rent payments. Rentals are very scarce in this area - and all but one are in a conservative county. The one over the line in a lefty county - the most expensive one - we’ve had trouble evicting tenants b/c lefty judges kept giving them extension after extension and bought their stupid, phony excuses. Last time this happened, we had to get the sheriff, a locksmith and a county mental health facilitator to get the idiot out.
The home was completely trashed, the deposit didn’t cover a fraction of the damage to the home - after they’d lived there rent-free for over a year. They even broke the toilets - I mean the porcelain part, not just the plumbing. We also had to take a barrage of phone calls from neighbors who kept calling the police and wanted the idiots out - the male was the main breadwinner and he fled leaving the crazy ex-girlfriend and that’s who we had trouble getting out - b/c judges kept letting her get away with it - on OUR dime.
Of course the landlords side is rarely, if ever, in the media. If anything we are excoriated as greedy and evil.
California and New York are already working on plans for this at the state level.
Being a landlord is still viable elsewhere - but hiring a good property management company helps a lot. Many owners don't want the added expense, but I find good management pays for itself many times over.
Those of us in The Heartland more than likely kept our acts together during Covid and won’t be losing our homes.
Can’t wait to see the problems this causes on the East and West coasts.
My heart goes out to those PATRIOTS in-between that got caught up in this. Of course, we won’t hear any of THEIR stories - just a lot of sobbing pablum about single moms and their children out in the street.
And, Biden won’t get the blame - President Trump will!
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