State, local leaders urge residents to know their rights when facing eviction

A growing number of Bridgeport residents are facing eviction as the pandemic moratorium ends, and city officials are urging renters to know their rights.
With the federal eviction moratorium no longer in place, state and local leaders tell News 12 Connecticut the eviction rate is set to begin dramatically climbing in the fall.
State and local leaders are urging residents to know their rights, saying first and foremost you don't have to leave your place until you receive an order served by the court.