Occupy Democrats applaud first Representative Corey Bush’s opposition to extending eviction moratorium
Progressives have found themselves on the landlord’s side when it comes to vaccine mandates, after months of pushing to prevent evictions for tenants hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Occupy Democrats, a progressive activist group, raised eyebrows last week after tweeting in support of landlords who are evicting tenants without rent.
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“BREAKING: A large Florida landlord announced that it will begin requiring all new and existing tenants to provide proof of COVID vaccination, saying, ‘You don’t want to be vaccinated? You must relocate, and if If you do not, we will evict you.’ RT if you support the landlord’s move!” The group tweeted.
Occupy Democrats a. were talking about sun-sentinel story About Santiago A. Alvarez, a South Florida landlord who requires proof of vaccination for all new leases and renewals. The group’s tweet came less than two months after their Welcome Representative Corey Bush, D-Mo., to camp on the steps of the US Capitol to protest the end of the federal eviction moratorium.
The moratorium on evictions ended on August 26 after a 6-3 vote by the Supreme Court, putting millions of tenants at risk of eviction.
Critics on both sides of the aisle accused the Occupy Democrats of playing politics over the issue.