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Congress fails to extend eviction moratorium, despite last-minute effort

Yahoo News – USA Today

By Chelsey Cox and Ella Lee

July 30, 2021

WASHINGTON — After scrambling for votes all day, the House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a bill that would have extended a freeze on evictions that is slated to expire Saturday.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Whip James Clyburn released a joint statement on the failed bill and blamed Republicans.

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