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The National Apartment Association has joined the New Civil Liberties Alliance in a lawsuit challenging the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national eviction moratorium that it ordered earlier this month.
The New Civil Liberties Alliance is a group focused on reigning in the expansion of federal agency powers.
The associations are seeking a stay to the CDC’s order as part of the initial filing, NAA President and CEO Bob Pinnegar tells GlobeSt.com. “Then we will move on from there.”
There is a two week waiting period after the filing, he explains, and the hope is to get a hearing as soon as October on the matter.
Richard Lee Brown, et al. v. Secretary Alex Azar, et al., has been filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Atlanta Division.
The suit argues that federal agencies do not have powers to waive state laws