A total of 45 evictions were filed in the City of Chicago on Sunday – including three commercial evictions.READ MORE: Illinois Attorney General Now Investigating Center For Covid Control Amid Accusations Of Deception, Fraud Against Insurance Companies
In the suburbs, there were eight evictions filed.
Sunday was the first day after the moratorium expired.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Subzero Temps, Lake Effect Snow In Some Areas
Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is putting a limited extension on the federal eviction moratorium. It applies to counties with a “substantial” or “high” amount of COVID spread. Most Chicago area counties are in the “substantial” range.
The new order will expire Oct. 3.
This comes as Democrats are pushing cities and states to distribute more of the $46 billion in rental assistance that Congress has already approved.MORE NEWS: Some Express Concern About Prospect Of 18-Year-Old Drivers Being Allowed To Drive Semi-Trailer Trucks Across State Lines
So far, only $3 billion has been doled out.