Realtors® Urge Bipartisan Congressional Action on Eviction Moratorium, Rental Assistance Policies

NAR stresses consideration of small property owners during ongoing COVID-19 relief discussions

WASHINGTON (August 8, 2020) – National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta issued the following statement in response to the White House's eviction moratorium executive order, announced this afternoon.

"While NAR appreciates and is supportive of White House efforts to ensure struggling Americans can remain in their homes, we are disappointed in the administration's decision to not tie an eviction moratorium with rental assistance - as they must be," said Malta, broker at Malta & Co., Inc., in San Francisco, CA. "We now strongly urge the administration and Congress to a come to swift, bipartisan resolution that protects both renters and housing providers."

The National Association of Realtors® is America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.4 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.