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Pima County Rental Assistance Updates

The City of Tucson and Pima County Eviction Prevention Program is facing a backlog of over 5000 applications. As a result, the program anticipates a minimum of 2 to 3 months will be needed to distribute funds to the outstanding 5000 applicants on the waitlist before new applications can be processed. (The City and County...

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Challenging a CDC Declaration

As time moves forward and the courts as well as those of us in the Property Management Industry become more familiar with the CDC Declaration often submitted by tenants the details of how to handle a challenge to this Declaration have become more clear.  Attached below is a form we created in our office to...

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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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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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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...

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Happy Constitution Day

Happy Constitution Day! A little relevant trivia: Approximately 11,770 amendments have been proposed to the US Constitution since its writing. Only 27 have ben adopted, a success rate of technically zero percent.