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H.R. 4791: Protecting Renters from Evictions Act of 2021

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To extend the moratorium on residential evictions, and for other purposes.

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Maxine Waters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Jul 29, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jul 29, 2021

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102 Cosponsors (102 Democrats)

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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In Letter to Speaker Pelosi, Rep. Waters Continues Fight for Renters
    — Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] (Sponsor) on Aug 2, 2021

Clarke co-leads h.r. 4791, the protecting renters from evictions act of 2021, and supports reconvening to vote on extending the national eviction moratorium
    — Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 31, 2021

House Republicans Block Emergency Legislation by Chairwoman Waters to Extend Federal Eviction Moratorium
    — Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] (Sponsor) on Jul 30, 2021

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Jul 29, 2021

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Jul 29, 2021
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