Local leaders want residents to know there are resources available for both landlords and tenants faced with eviction.
CONNECTICUT, USA — In a 6-3 vote Thursday, the Supreme Court decided to block a temporary ban on evictions, which could impact about 3.5 million people, according to data from the US Census.
FOX61 spoke with a local broker who feels the time is right to end the moratorium.
“Initially, the rationale behind the moratorium was to prevent the spread of COVID-19 so now at this point, as we’re sending out kids back to school full time and the vaccine having been available for so long,” Greater CT Real Estate Broker Justin Del Giudice said. “I think ending the moratorium now is the decision that’s going to help landlords and tenants move forward.”
Del Giudice is a broker for Greater CT real estate and has worked in the industry for the past 12 years. He said eviction is a last resort for landlords.
“The way that the eviction moratorium was structured kind of placed an unfair burden on the landlords; they are still responsible for paying their mortgage, taxes, and all other associated costs with the rental property and they may not be…