“Can’t live for free”: Weekly rental tenants face eviction despite ban

Weekly rentals are a last resort for low-income tenants. But despite a national eviction ban, they have also become a battleground between landlords and renters. The reason: Weekly rentals fall into a legal gray area. Many are licensed as motels, which are exempt from the eviction moratorium, but they function as rental apartments for tenants who spend months or even years there. Some owners of weekly rental units aren’t waiting for the ban to expire