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ALTERNATIVE 30-DAY NOTICE CARES ACT COVERED PROPERTIES

2021-12-15T11:20:59-07:00August 20th, 2021|COVID-19, Zona Law Group|

As readers know, our firm has advised clients with CARES Act-covered properties (properties with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac or those otherwise covered by the CARES Act due to participating in federal programs), to give thirty (30) days' notice to vacate before the tenant can be required to leave the unit. This [...]

CDC EXTENDS EVICTION MORATORIUM

2021-12-15T11:17:14-07:00August 4th, 2021|COVID-19, Zona Law Group|

After acknowledging that the CDC did not have the legal authority to extend the eviction moratorium, and after Congress could not get the votes for a legislative moratorium, President Biden went ahead and directed the CDC to extend the eviction moratorium through October 3, 2021. (For legal purposes, the CDC claims this is a new [...]

Legally Speaking: Accepting Evicted Tenants

2021-11-15T14:33:31-07:00July 29th, 2021|Legally Speaking, Newsletter, Zona Law Group|

Q: I am seeing more and more tenants who have had an eviction during the moratorium because they fell on hard times. Can I change my practice and accept residents who have been evicted? A: Absolutely – who you chose to rent to is an operational decision, as long as it’s done legally. In other [...]

Option Agreements

2021-07-29T20:13:52-07:00July 29th, 2021|Newsletter, Zona Law Group|

by Mark Zinman, Zona Law Group With home prices on an upward trajectory, we are seeing residents who have option agreements begin to exercise those options. An investor who gave a resident a lease and option 2 years ago, likely could not have projected the substantial increase in home values we have seen in the [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

2021-07-06T21:43:57-07:00July 6th, 2021|Coronavirus, COVID-19, Zona Law Group|

The following information is provided by AZREIA Business Associate Zona Law Group P.C. CDC MORATORIUM NOT IMMEDIATELY INVALIDATED Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a one-page ruling denying relief in one of the cases challenging the CDC moratorium. This is a bad ruling for property owners and managers, but it's not the end of the [...]