03 Mar Texas Judge Finds National Eviction Ban Unconstitutional
February 26, 2021
- A federal judge in Texas ruled that the national ban on evictions is unconstitutional.
- Advocates warn of a spike in evictions.
A federal judge in Texas has ruled that the national ban on evictions that’s been in place since last September is unconstitutional.
“Although the Covid-19 pandemic persists, so does the Constitution,” U.S. District Judge John Barker wrote Thursday evening, siding with a group of property managers who argued that the ban exceeds the power of the federal government.
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