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  • April 24, 2020

    CARES Act Eviction Restrictions Apply to More Landlords Than You Think

    Jennifer Hayden of Petrie + Pettit S.C. in Milwaukee answers questions concerning the eviction moratorium under the CARES Act.
    Eviction Notice

    Jennifer Hayden of Petrie + Pettit S.C. in Milwaukee answers questions concerning the eviction moratorium under the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

    “Landlords who have residential tenants in a ‘covered dwelling’ that participates in a ‘covered housing program’ (as defined in section 41411(a) of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 or the rural housing voucher program under section 542 of the Housing Act of 1949 or has a ‘Federally backed mortgage loan’ or a ‘Federally backed multifamily mortgage loan,’ have additional prohibitions on what they may or may not do with regard to terminating a tenancy and filing an eviction against their tenant,” she writes.

    See the full blog post at Tristen’s Landlord-Tenant Law Blog.

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