The Keeping Renters Safe Act would direct HHS to implement a new eviction moratorium through the pandemic.
“You can value Black life, or you can confirm Rahm Emanuel to an ambassadorship. Pick one,” wrote Rep. Jamaal Bowman.
“We are here because the climate crisis is here,” Rep. Ilhan Omar said.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez panned the senator, pointing out his close ties to Exxon lobbyists.
Meanwhile, states have disbursed just 11 percent of the $46.5 billion in rental assistance from the federal government.
“We didn’t sleep on those steps just to give up now,” said the Missouri Democrat.
The centrists claimed this week that Joe Biden has their back, but the White House denied this was true.
Centrists are conniving to get House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to change course on the plan to pass the $3.5 trillion bill.
The new moratorium is “a Band-Aid over a bullet wound,” says KC Tenants Director Tara Raghuveer.
The real estate industry has spent over $100 million on lobbying over the course of the pandemic.