Florida Governor DeSantis

On April 2, 2020, Governor DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-94, which placed a moratorium on residential eviction actions related to the non-payment of rent. The purpose of the moratorium was to provide targeted, temporary relief to Floridians in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, after granting several extensions, Governor DeSantis permitted Florida’s moratorium to expire at midnight on September 30, 2020.

While the expiration on Florida’s moratorium may come as a relief to landlords and a further concern to tenants, there remains a federal moratorium imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) that continues to impact Florida rental properties.

Who’s covered under the CDC Moratorium?


Continue Reading How the CDC’s Moratorium Could Impact Florida Landlords’ Right to Evict Despite the Expiration of the Florida Moratorium

To update my earlier post of August 12 (Important Update Regarding Florida’s Moratorium on Evictions and Foreclosures), on the evening of August 31, 2020, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-211, which extended the relief provided in Executive Order 20-180 through 12:01 a.m. on October 1, 2020.

Other than extending the moratorium for 30