COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium Is Coming to an End – Handling the Process
COVID-19 has torn across the world, creating a health crisis and leaving a devastating economic wake. Governors across the United States have issued varied emergency proclamations, many of which remain in effect. Due to the economic crisis, Federal and State Governments have issued a moratorium on evictions that is presently set to expire on January 31, 2021. According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, 42.24% of Louisiana adult renters have no or slight confidence in their ability to pay rent, and Louisiana is in the top ten for states with the highest numbers of unpaid mortgages and rent.1 Given these figures, many expect a high number of evictions occurring throughout the state beginning February 1, 2021. The purpose of this article is to provide some simple steps property managers can take to prevent and/or mitigate claims. To continue reading, click here.