The Latest: Hawaii s eviction moratorium extended 60 days

HONOLULU Hawaii s governor is extending for two more months an eviction moratorium that he implemented during the coronavirus pandemic, but says he doesn t expect to keep it longer than that.

The existing emergency order instituting a pause on evictions was due to expire Tuesday, but Gov. David Ige extended it 60 days to Aug. 6.

During an interview on the Honolulu Star-Advertiser s Spotlight Hawaii livestream program, the governor noted the legislature has passed a bill encouraging landlords and tenants to work out payments for past rent to prevent evictions. He didn t say whether he will sign the measure but says he thinks it is important.

He also notes that rent and mortgage relief is available.

Source: United News of Bangladesh