Eviction Moratorium for Nonpayment Now Extended to July 1, 2020

Governor DeSantis issued a second extension of Florida’s Eviction Moratorium. Executive Order Number 20-137 extends the moratorium on residential evictions for non-payment of rent until July 1, 2020. Landlords should not serve 3-Day Notices until after this moratorium...

New Federal CARES Act Eviction Moratorium

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed, and the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law. The law includes immediate protections for tenants including a federal eviction moratorium for tenants living in certain types...

Coronavirus Related Court Closures & Sheriff Eviction Suspensions

Many of you want to know how the Coronavirus is affecting evictions. Each of the 67 Counties have put in place different policies and guidance on evictions. In some counties, the Sheriff will not execute writs of possession, commonly known as lockouts, while in other...

New HUD Guidance on Emotional Support Animals

In recent years landlords have seen a significant increase in the number of requests for reasonable accommodations for emotional support animals and service animals (ESAs) from applicants and tenants. These requests include allowing animals in properties that restrict...