Judge strikes down eviction halt order

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: March 16, 2021 9:46 PM CT | Published: March 15, 2021 7:03 PM CT

The Centers for Disease Control exceeded its authority in imposing an order prohibiting landlords from evicting renters during the pandemic, U.S. District Judge Mark Norris ruled Monday. 

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.