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Major Change to Franklin County, Ohio Eviction Process: Landlord Testimony Required
September 23, 2020
Although there is currently a nationwide temporary halt on all residential evictions through December 31, 2020 in place, the eviction process in Franklin County – which processes the highest number of evictions in the State of Ohio at approximately 18,000 a year – recently changed significantly.
Krista D. Warren
Landlord Alert: CDC Issues Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions
September 2, 2020
On September 1 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) issued a nationwide temporary halt on all residential evictions through December 31, 2020. With the July 24, 2020 expiration of the prior moratorium established under the CARES Act, the CDC based the new moratorium on the need to protect public health and the likely increase in the spread of COVID-19 if mass evictions take place.
Member Blake R. Gerney
#CancelRent – What’s Next for Landlords?
April 2, 2020
Across the country, residential tenants, small businesses, and even national retailers such as Cheesecake Factory, Subway, and Mattress Firm have declared war on their landlords by refusing to pay rent on account of the Covid-19 pandemic (“COVID-19”). This has sent shockwaves through the real-estate industry. As of April 1st, residential tenants owe an estimated $40 Billion in rent. Estimates for the commercial sector are not far off. So far, federal, state, and local measures have focused on providing relief to residential and commercial tenants and even to some commercial landlords.
Jason Butterworth, Blake Gerney, Kyle Johnson, Michael De Matteis, Justin Lovdahl and Nicholas Karam