UCLA: Eviction Moratorium Was the Right Response

The eviction and foreclosure moratoria was the right policy response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new research paper from UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. The paper, written by Ziman Center director Stuart A. Gabriel, reviews a study on the benefits of the foreclosure moratorium implemented after the housing crisis in California. Foreclosure prevention laws enacted in California during the Great Recession helped to curb mass eviction and hold up property values, and it is an indication that similar moratoria–this time for both foreclosures and evictions–could have a similar positive impact.

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