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CDC Protection Extended through January 31, 2021

Late last night, Congress officially passed an extension on the CDC Order (see the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021) extending its protection for tenants through January 31st of 2021.  Included in the bill is $25 billion in funding for rental assistance, however, it appears unlikely the funds will actually reach the hands of landlords and...

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December Update

2020 has been quite a year!  As it stands right now the CDC Order is set to expire December 31, 2020.  We are all waiting to see if it will be extended.  The good news is since the CDC Order we have not had any major changes for Landlords; a change from the daily updates...

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What should Landlords Expect in 2021

If only we had a crystal ball.  None of us expected 2020 to be what it was.  Looking forward to 2021, we can only speculate on what the new year may bring.  We do, however, have a few insights based upon what we have seen this year.  2020 was certainly not the year of the...

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Where do things stand today with Evictions in Arizona?

We haven’t had any large changes to the selection of government Orders altering the law in relation to Evictions in Arizona in the last couple of weeks.  Arizona’s EO 2020-49 which limits execution of the Writ of Restitution (the constable removing the tenant) is set to expire on Saturday.  Rumor has it he will not...

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Arizona Relief Funds for Landlords and Tenants

Governor Ducey announced yesterday an additional $2 million will be provided to tenants through the Arizona Department of Housing’s Rental Eviction Assistant Program for tenants in need of financial assistance due to COVID.  Additionally $5 million is being added to the Rental Property Owner Preservation Fund for both large and small property owners to help...