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Houston Mayor Declines To Enact Eviction Moratorium

After federal eviction protections expired in July, some cities enacted eviction moratoriums to protect renters at risk of losing their homes.

But despite broad support and the recommendation by a COVID-19 task force, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has rejected the grace period ordinance.

Jen Rice of Houston Public Media has the story.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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