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September 17, 2021

What is the Status of the Eviction Moratorium for D.C. Renters?

On August 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an order preventing evictions in counties with “heightened levels of community transmission” of COVID-19. Weeks later, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the order.

Office of the Mayor

May 25, 2021

D.C. Council Rejects Proposal to End Eviction Moratorium

By Matt Stephen

On May 18, the D.C. Council voted to maintain the city’s eviction moratorium. The moratorium protects tenants from eviction for nonpayment until 60 days after the public health emergency (which the Mayor just extended to July 25) ends.

Pro Bono Staff

March 25, 2021

Pro Bono Center Reflects on a Year of Remote Service

By Matt Stephen

The Pro Bono Center quickly transformed last March when COVID-19 changed the fabric of legal services and life itself. March 16, 2021 marked one year of remote legal services for the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center.

Stop Hate

March 19, 2021

Statement from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center*

The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center stands in solidarity with the Asian American community in the wake of the mass shootings in Atlanta and the appalling incidents of hate crimes against Asian Americans across the country over the last year.