Extension of CDC Eviction Moratorium

Posted on: December 30, 2020
Updated as of January 21, 2021.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) moratorium on certain evictions is extended until March 31, 2021. You can still be evicted for some reasons other than nonpayment of rent. In order to qualify for protection you must fill out a declaration form and provide it to your landlord. Click here for more information about the CDC moratorium.

The last stimulus law passed by Congress also provides certain protections and resources for renters impacted by COVID-19:
1. The law includes $25 billion in rental assistance for landlords and tenants. Stay tuned for how to access this money. Currently these resources may be available for rental assistance:

2. The law also includes a $300/week boost to unemployment programs for an extended 11-week period. Click here for more information about changes to unemployment under the stimulus plan. To learn more about to how to apply for unemployment benefits go to www.louisianaworks.net/hire/vosnet/Default.aspx.

3. Qualifying individuals who make less than $75,000 per year will receive a $600 stimulus payment. Click here for important information about how to access a stimulus payment if you do not file taxes.

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