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Pima County Board of Supervisors Provide Legal Assistance for Tenants

Tuesday the Pima County Board of Supervisors approved allotting and spending up to $2 million dollars of the federal rental assistance money allocated to Pima County (approximately $31 million) to provide legal counsel for tenants at risk of eviction due to unpaid rent or other material noncompliance of the lease agreement.  While we understand the...

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COVID Eviction Updates

Funding and Website for Rental Assistance Pima County and the City of Tucson have rolled out a website to provide funding and information to Landlords and Tenants due to the COVID Pandemic.  Link below: https://tucsonpimaep.com/ The City/County have received $51 million for rental assistance.  The website has to date only had a “soft” opening, but...

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App to Help Arizona Tenants find Resources

Arizona has launched an Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance App to help Arizona residents find statewide rental assistance resources. COVID Information and Referrals The app is available for both English and Spanish Speakers. Through the above links, tenants can find resources available depending on their zip code and the type of assistance needed (rent, utilities,...

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Pima County Board of Supervisors Action Puts Communities at Risk

On February 2, 2021 the Pima County Board of Supervisors addressed an agenda item titled eviction prevention.  There was no information provided in writing, thereby making it impossible for the public to address the topic in writing prior to the meeting, and a vote was taken on an oral motion.  Pursuant to this oral motion...

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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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Update on the CDC Moratorium on Evictions

As you may or may not be aware there is a lawsuit filed in Georgia challenging the CDC Eviction Moratorium Order (Brown v. Azar 1:20-cv-3702-JPB).  In the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ response to the Plaintiff’s Motion for a Preliminary Injunction, the CDC/Secretary of Health and Human Services, gave us some further insight into...

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Federal Halt to Evictions

As you may or may not be aware the CDC intends to Publish on September 4, 2020 an Agency Order Temporarily Halting Residential Evictions to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19. While we will all continue to interpret the Agency Order and look for guidance from every source, here is what we know so far. At...

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