Rent eviction ban is not unconstitutional as pandemic is not over

The rent eviction ban is not unconstitutional as the Covid-19 pandemic isn't over - according to legal advice given to a homeless charity.

A new bill offering those who can prove they were financially impacted by the disease an apply for a eviction ban and rent freeze until January.

However, the Simon Communities' advice says given regional spikes are anticipated, the measure brought in to keep people in their homes could be extended by legislation.

Wayne Stanley from the group says documents like this are usually open to interpretation, but not this time:

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