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Alabama Association of Realtors challenging most recent extension of the CDC Eviction Moratorium

The Plaintiff in Alabama Association of Realtors v. United States Department of Health and Human Services filed an emergency motion yesterday to enforce the Supreme Court’s ruling and to vacate the stay pending appeal.  We have a copy of the Motion available through the below link.  As we understand it, we expect an answer from...

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CDC Extended Eviction Moratorium through October 3, 2021

August 3, 2021   Dear Clients:   We just received the extension of the eviction moratorium from the CDC based upon the statement made by President Biden earlier this afternoon.  We have attached a copy of the CDC statement here.   According to the information reported to date regarding why President Biden has taken this...

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CDC Eviction Moratorium–Will they extend it….again?

As many of you may have heard, President Biden has asked Congress to extend the CDC Eviction Moratorium set to expire July 31, 2021 through September of this year.  The Supreme Court, in a ruling this past month, indicated the CDC Moratorium was not Constitutional and took the position of simply allowing it to expire...

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ANOTHER POTENTIAL SOURCE OF INCOME FOR SOME TENANTS

Starting July 15th, just two days from now, the US Treasury will start sending what it refers to as “advance Child Tax Credit payments” to eligible families on the 15th of every month.  The maximum amount for each child under age 6 is $300 per month and for each child 6 to 18 is $250...

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Updates from the Tucson Pima County Eviction Prevention Program

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FROM LANDLORDS: PROGRAM DASHBOARD UPDATE: One of the many goals of this program is to be transparent about the process, requests for assistance, and reporting. We want to manage expectations and keep the public informed on funding distribution. On average, requests per week have diminished significantly and are now between 100-200 requests. This is...

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Federal Judge Stays Order pending Appeal

The Federal Court set aside the CDC Order earlier this month.  We were hoping that would mean an end to the Eviction Moratorium.  However, late Friday the court decided to grant the Government’s request to stay their own order setting aside the CDC Order pending appeal.  What does this mean?  The CDC Order is still...

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Virtual Court continues post COVID in Arizona for Evictions

Through COVID all parties have been appearing virtually in eviction actions in Arizona.  In Pima County this has been done through Zoom.  The option to appear virtually has increased tenant participation and made it easier for witnesses and managers to attend hearings. This provides more information to the court at an initial hearing and can...

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Alabama Association of Realtors v. HHS

As many of you are aware (and I have mentioned in prior posts), the Federal Court has set aside the CDC Order and therefore the Federal Eviction Moratorium.  The set aside of the Order has been stayed or stopped while the parties provide their argument to the Court explaining why Court’s order to set aside...