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noun as in throwing out of a residence

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Policies like restricting evictions so people don’t fear losing their home if they miss work, expanding unemployment insurance and mandating paid sick leave could help these residents physically distance, Jay says.

Congress has yet to agree on a way to extend some of the generous aid programs and eviction protections that many economists credit with propping up the economy during the dire first months of the pandemic.

One of the changes says adverse actions cannot be taken against tenants based on payment history or an eviction for nonpayment of rent that occurred during the pandemic.

A state eviction moratorium currently bars Maryland courts from removing tenants from their homes, and a federal moratorium offers renters additional protection.

He said the gig economy has pushed him to the brink of eviction.

To make matters worse, Kromah says his landlord has given him an eviction notice.

“Kandynce Jones was under threat of eviction by [Sterling] even though she had never missed a rent payment,” court papers say.

Sterling refused her check and instituted eviction proceedings.

Another strategy was to refuse rent checks from blacks and Latinos and then institute eviction proceedings against them.

It appears charges were never filed, but his landlords began an eviction process against him shortly after.

Their eloquent silence was a protest, no doubt, against the eviction of the reporters.

To prevent eviction, payment of rent was the first effort of the club members.

Legislation with regard to the poor commenced contemporaneous with the laws against the eviction of the small farmers.

"Well, rather," replied Helen, and in a few trembling words she told the story of her eviction.

The feeling of the crofters in regard to increase of rent and eviction is very similar to that of the Irish tenantry.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eviction, such as: dispossession, ejection, expulsion, ouster, removal, and boot.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.