Housing

The CUSP team is grateful to collaborate with the research team led by Emily A Benfer, JD LLM to report state-level housing policy data. The housing policy data project was funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Civil Legal System Modernization initiative. The funders had no role other than funding. We take full responsibility for any inaccuracies in these data and encourage you to contact us if you have questions or suggestions for improving the database. To access the full COVID-19 Eviction Moratoria & Housing Policy dataset, please contact evictionmoratoria@gmail.com.

Benfer EA, Koehler R, Alexander AK. COVID-19 Eviction Moratoria & Housing Policy: Federal, State, Commonwealth, and Territory. Published 2021.

Please note: This chart only reflects initial moratoria and does not include second and third wave moratoria that may have occurred in a state. To access all state data, please download the CSV. Where no end date is provided, the moratoria is still active. Visit here for current end dates.

Date of last comprehensive review: 9/1/2021

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State First overall eviction moratorium start First overall eviction moratorium end State eviction moratorium currently in place First eviction initiation ban start First eviction initiation ban end First eviction hearing ban start First eviction hearing ban end First eviction enforcement ban start First eviction enforcement ban end COVID-19 hardship limitation start COVID-19 hardship limitation end Non-payment limitation start Non-payment limitation end CDC moratorium start CDC moratorium end First late fee ban start First late fee ban end
AlabamaApr 3, 2020Jun 1, 2020--------Apr 3, 2020Jun 1, 2020----May 8, 2020Jun 1, 2020--------
AlaskaMar 23, 2020Jul 1, 2020Apr 10, 2020Jul 1, 2020Mar 23, 2020Apr 24, 2020----Apr 10, 2020Jul 1, 2020Apr 10, 2020Jul 1, 2020Sep 4, 2020Aug 1, 2021----
ArizonaMar 24, 2020Oct 31, 2020--------Mar 24, 2020Oct 31, 2020Mar 24, 2020Oct 31, 2020----Sep 4, 2020Aug 1, 2021----
Arkansas--------------------------------
CaliforniaMar 27, 2020--Oct 5, 2020--Apr 6, 2020Oct 4, 2020Mar 27, 2020Jun 1, 2020Mar 27, 2020Jun 1, 2020Mar 27, 2020Jun 1, 2020--------
ColoradoApr 30, 2020Jun 14, 2020Apr 30, 2020Jun 14, 2020----Apr 30, 2020Jun 14, 2020May 29, 2020Jun 14, 2020----Oct 15, 2020Dec 31, 2020May 1, 2020Jun 14, 2020
ConnecticutMar 16, 2020Jul 1, 2021Apr 10, 2020Jul 1, 2021Mar 16, 2020Sep 14, 2020Mar 19, 2020Jan 3, 2021----Sep 3, 2020Jan 3, 2021Sep 14, 2020Aug 1, 2021Apr 1, 2020May 31, 2020
DelawareMar 17, 2020Jul 1, 2020Mar 24, 2020Jul 1, 2020Mar 17, 2020Jul 1, 2020Mar 24, 2020Jul 1, 2020--------Sep 11, 2020Aug 1, 2021Mar 24, 2020Jul 13, 2021
District of ColumbiaMar 15, 2020--May 13, 2020--Mar 15, 2020May 14, 2020May 13, 2020--------------May 13, 2020Jul 25, 2021
FloridaApr 2, 2020Oct 1, 2020Apr 2, 2020Jul 28, 2020--------Jul 29, 2020Oct 1, 2020Apr 2, 2020Oct 1, 2020--------
Georgia--------------------------------
HawaiiMar 17, 2020Aug 7, 2021Apr 16, 2020Aug 7, 2021Mar 17, 2020Apr 27, 2020Mar 17, 2020Aug 7, 2021----Apr 16, 2020Aug 7, 2021--------
IdahoMar 16, 2020May 1, 2020----Mar 16, 2020May 1, 2020--------------------
IllinoisMar 21, 2020--Apr 23, 2020Jul 31, 2021Mar 5, 2021Jul 31, 2021Mar 21, 2020--Nov 13, 2020--------------
IndianaMar 19, 2020Aug 15, 2020Mar 19, 2020Aug 15, 2020Mar 19, 2020Aug 15, 2020--------------------
IowaMar 19, 2020May 28, 2020Mar 19, 2020May 28, 2020----------------Oct 2, 2020Aug 1, 2021----
KansasMar 17, 2020Jun 1, 2020----Mar 17, 2020Apr 3, 2020Mar 23, 2020Jun 1, 2020Mar 23, 2020Jun 1, 2020------------
KentuckyMar 16, 2020Aug 25, 2020Apr 1, 2020Aug 1, 2020Mar 16, 2020Aug 1, 2020Mar 25, 2020Aug 25, 2020----May 8, 2020Aug 25, 2020Sep 4, 2020Aug 1, 2021Mar 6, 2020Sep 4, 2020
LouisianaMar 17, 2020Jun 16, 2020----Mar 17, 2020Jun 16, 2020--------------------
MaineMar 18, 2020Aug 3, 2020----Mar 18, 2020Aug 3, 2020Apr 16, 2020Aug 3, 2020----Apr 16, 2020Aug 3, 2020--------
MarylandMar 16, 2020Aug 15, 2021----Mar 18, 2020Jul 25, 2020----Mar 16, 2020Aug 15, 2021Nov 16, 2020Mar 13, 2021Sep 4, 2020Aug 1, 2021----
MassachusettsMar 13, 2020Oct 18, 2020Apr 20, 2020Oct 18, 2020Mar 13, 2020Oct 18, 2020Apr 20, 2020Oct 18, 2020----Dec 31, 2020--Sep 4, 2020Aug 1, 2021Apr 20, 2020Oct 18, 2020
MichiganMar 20, 2020Jul 16, 2020Mar 20, 2020Jul 16, 2020----Mar 20, 2020Jul 16, 2020--------Oct 22, 2020Aug 1, 2021----
MinnesotaMar 16, 2020--Mar 24, 2020--Mar 16, 2020Mar 23, 2020Mar 24, 2020Jun 30, 2021----Jun 30, 2021----------
MississippiApr 3, 2020Jun 1, 2020--------Apr 3, 2020Jun 1, 2020----------------
Missouri--------------------------------
MontanaMar 30, 2020May 25, 2020Mar 30, 2020May 25, 2020----Mar 30, 2020May 25, 2020Apr 13, 2020May 25, 2020Apr 13, 2020May 25, 2020Feb 12, 2021--Mar 30, 2020May 25, 2020
NebraskaMar 25, 2020May 31, 2020----Mar 25, 2020May 31, 2020----Mar 25, 2020May 31, 2020Mar 25, 2020May 31, 2020--------
NevadaMar 30, 2020Oct 15, 2020Mar 30, 2020Oct 15, 2020Mar 30, 2020Sep 1, 2020Mar 30, 2020Sep 1, 2020Dec 15, 2020May 31, 2021Sep 1, 2020Oct 15, 2020Dec 15, 2020--Mar 29, 2020Sep 1, 2020
New HampshireMar 17, 2020Jul 1, 2020Mar 17, 2020Jul 1, 2020----Mar 17, 2020Jul 1, 2020--------Sep 8, 2020Aug 1, 2021----
New JerseyMar 16, 2020------Mar 16, 2020Sep 1, 2021Mar 19, 2020------------------
New MexicoMar 24, 2020----------Mar 24, 2020------Mar 24, 2020----------
New YorkMar 16, 2020--Mar 22, 2020Jul 7, 2020Mar 16, 2020Oct 12, 2020Mar 16, 2020Aug 12, 2021Jun 20, 2020Aug 12, 2021Jun 20, 2020------Mar 20, 2020Aug 21, 2020
North CarolinaMar 16, 2020Jun 21, 2020May 30, 2020Jun 20, 2020Mar 16, 2020Jun 21, 2020May 30, 2020Jul 30, 2020----May 30, 2020Jun 21, 2020Oct 30, 2020Aug 1, 2021May 30, 2020Jun 21, 2020
North DakotaMar 26, 2020Apr 22, 2020----Mar 26, 2020Apr 22, 2020--------------------
Ohio--------------------------------
Oklahoma--------------------------------
OregonMar 19, 2020Jul 1, 2021Apr 1, 2020Jul 1, 2021Mar 19, 2020Jul 2, 2020Mar 22, 2020Jun 21, 2020Dec 23, 2020Jul 1, 2021Mar 22, 2020Jul 1, 2021----Jun 24, 2020Jul 1, 2021
PennsylvaniaMar 19, 2020Sep 1, 2020May 11, 2020Sep 1, 2020Mar 19, 2020May 11, 2020Mar 19, 2020May 11, 2020----Apr 1, 2020May 11, 2020--------
Rhode IslandMar 17, 2020Jul 2, 2020Apr 8, 2020Jun 2, 2020Mar 17, 2020Jul 2, 2020------------Sep 4, 2020Jul 31, 2021May 22, 2020--
South CarolinaMar 17, 2020May 15, 2020Mar 18, 2020May 15, 2020Mar 18, 2020May 15, 2020Mar 17, 2020May 15, 2020----------------
South Dakota--------------------------------
TennesseeMar 13, 2020Jun 1, 2020----Mar 13, 2020Jun 1, 2020--------Mar 13, 2020Jun 1, 2020--------
TexasMar 19, 2020May 28, 2020----Mar 19, 2020May 19, 2020Mar 19, 2020May 28, 2020--------Sep 17, 2020Mar 31, 2021----
UtahApr 1, 2020May 16, 2020--------Apr 1, 2020May 16, 2020Apr 1, 2020May 16, 2020----Oct 2, 2020Aug 1, 2021----
VermontMar 17, 2020Jul 15, 2021May 14, 2020Jul 15, 2021Mar 17, 2020Jul 15, 2021May 14, 2020Jul 15, 2021----------------
VirginiaMar 16, 2020May 18, 2020----Mar 16, 2020May 18, 2020--------Aug 10, 2020Sep 8, 2020----Apr 22, 2020--
WashingtonMar 18, 2020Jul 1, 2021Mar 18, 2020Jul 1, 2021----Mar 18, 2020Jul 1, 2021----Mar 18, 2020Apr 15, 2020----Feb 29, 2020Oct 1, 2021
West VirginiaMar 23, 2020May 18, 2020----Mar 23, 2020May 18, 2020--------------------
WisconsinMar 27, 2020May 26, 2020Mar 27, 2020May 26, 2020----Mar 27, 2020May 26, 2020----------------
Wyoming--------------------------------
Total 44 37 15 27 24 31 31 31 27 14 13 22 18 17 15 14 12