El Papel LLC et al v. Inslee et al

  1. February 21, 2024

    Justices Reject Seattle Landlords' COVID Eviction Ban Suit

    The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case from two landlords who argue COVID-19 eviction bans passed by Washington and the city of Seattle amount to a physical taking of their property in violation of the Fifth Amendment.

  2. October 27, 2023

    9th Circ. Won't Revive Wash. COVID Eviction Ban Challenges

    The Ninth Circuit has affirmed a lower court's rejection of two landlords' constitutional challenges to laws banning eviction in Washington during the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that the rental housing providers were never forced to submit to a physical occupation of their properties.