Supreme Court blocks pandemic eviction ban

The U.S. Supreme Court has ended the Biden administration's executive moratorium on evictions during the Covid pandemic, ruling that congress must authorize it if it is to continue. The lifting of the moratorium was demanded by landlords eager to turf out tenants unable to pay their rent.

Thursday's order in the eviction moratorium is the second time this week that the Supreme Court's conservative majority has sided with those challenging Biden administration policies. On Tuesday, the court effectively ordered the revival of the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy that Biden had sought to end earlier this year.Together, the two cases previewed what will likely be years of Supreme Court actions that curtail Biden's agenda.