Less than a quarter of eviction aid disbursed, Treasury says

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Treasury Department data released Monday showed the disbursement of federal rental aid has started to plateau, despite Biden administration pressure on state and local governments to ramp up delivery of the money to avert evictions during the pandemic.

State, local and tribal officials had disbursed about $10.7 billion in rental assistance as of the end of September, representing less than a quarter of the $46.5 billion Congress authorized in two tranches since last December. The September expenditure marked a 5.6 percent increase from August, which

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