A Tennessee landlord has lost a bid to block a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule requiring notice to delinquent renters of a national eviction ban, after a court said the rule does not apply where courts have blocked the ban.

U.S. District Judge Eli Richardson in Nashville on Friday denied The Property Management Connection LLC’s request for a temporary restraining order blocking the rule.

The rule requires debt collectors, including attorneys for landlords who file eviction cases, to give renters notice of their eligibility for relief under the eviction moratorium the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put in place last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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