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Homes subject to mansion tax should be exempt from eviction moratorium

As an international businessman who has owned a series of wonderful homes in Greenwich, I now find myself an inadvertent landlord for a rich family who have been squatting without paying rent for months.  Recent news stories confirm I am not alone. While it clearly makes sense to limit evictions for most tenants during a pandemic, the moratorium on evictions that the Lamont administration has implemented due to COVID provides for no distinctions or proportionality in its application.