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How New Local Ordinances are Affecting Evictions

Residential Tenancies – Tenant’s Bill of Rights Florida Statutes require landlords give a notice to a tenant before an eviction lawsuit is filed against them in most cases. You may be familiar with a 3-day notice to pay or vacate, a 7-day notice to cure, or a 15-day notice of nonrenewal (which isn’t really 15…
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Pandemic Eviction Restrictions – Updated August 2021.

1. As of August 27th, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States has blocked the CDC Order halting evictions. 2. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced it has been authorized to extend its eviction moratorium through September 30th, 2021, for all properties with FHA-insured Single Family mortgages, see Mortgagee Letter 2020-27. 3. Section…
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How the CARES Act affects Residential Evictions

The CARES Act, Section 4024, delays evictions and extends notice time for many rental properties.

CARES Act, Section 4024

Full text of Section 4024 of the CARES Act

Holdover Tenants

What do you do when your tenants’ lease has expired but they won’t leave? Most of us are familiar with a written lease having a clear expiration date. Once the lease expires, any tenant remaining in the property is a holdover tenant. You can file an eviction lawsuit to remove this type of tenant without…
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Unlawful Detainer

What if you need to evict someone who is not a tenant? Do the current eviction moratoriums apply to unlawful detainers? There are several sets of statutes that allow people to sue for possession of property, the most common are evictions, ejectments, and unlawful detainers. Everybody is familiar with the term “eviction”. But in Florida,…
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Pandemic Eviction Restrictions [updated 7/21/2020]

Due to the pandemic and continuing restrictions on court proceedings and eviction laws, we wanted to give our clients a resource to help you stay informed of the most current restrictions and how they affect your property.  Right now there are several restrictions keeping evictions on hold, including Florida Governor’s Executive Order 20-94 and extensions,…
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