July 2020 Bar Bulletin
By Yuan Ting
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) was signed into law on March 17, 2020. Under Section 4024 of the CARES Act, Congress not only issued a temporary moratorium on eviction filings for 120 days but also provided heightened protections against all types of evictions for an indefinite period after the moratorium expires for tenants who live in federally subsidized apartments or in units backed by a federally-insured mortgage.
Congress Has Extended the Pre-Eviction Notice Period to 30 Days for a Large Share of Landlords in Washington
Commentators on this section have mostly focused on the 120...