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Biden urges state and local leaders to postpone evictions while rental aid is distributed

By: - August 2, 2021 5:26 pm

President Biden is asking states and local governments to halt evictions for at least two months. A national moratorium on evictions expired July 31. (iStock/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Kansas Reflector. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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