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    CDC ANNOUNCES NATIONAL EVICTION MORATORIUM THROUGH END OF THE YEAR FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT AFFORD RENT

    Beginning September 4, 2020 and lasting through the end of the year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) announced a national moratorium on evictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The moratorium is not automatic for all renters, however, and those eligible must sign and deliver to their landlords a declaration under penalty of perjury (which can be found here).  To qualify, renters must attest: They make less than $99,000 annually ($198,000 if filing jointly) or were not required to report any income in 2019;   They tried, but were unable, to acquire government assistance for help paying rent;   They cannot pay rent due to substantial loss…