Legislative/ Industry Alerts

Centers For Disease Control Order – Temporary Halt In Residential Evictions To Prevent The Further Spread Of Covid-19

On September 1, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) published a draft Order entitled “Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions To Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19” (the “Order”).  The Order temporarily halts residential evictions for non-payment of rent.  The rationale for the Order is to combat the spread of COVID.  The Order cites evidence that an eviction moratorium is effective in combating the spread of COVID.

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SB20-224: Immigrant Tenant Protection Act

This Bill was introduced on 6/10/20, signed on 6/30/20, and goes into effect on 1/1/21.

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The Covid-19 Crisis – Grace & Forgiveness Policies, Court Status, And Processing Delinquencies & Evictions

This memo discusses why grace & forgiveness policies are needed, how they should be adopted, and how they interact with the current court crisis.

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HB20-1009: Concerning Suppressing Court Records Of Eviction Proceedings

This Bill was:

  • Introduced on 1/08/20
  • Engrossed on 1/28/20
  • Reengrossed on 1/29/20
  • Revised on 3/02/20
  • Rerevised on 3/03/20

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HB20-1196: Concerning Updates To The Laws Governing Mobile Home Parks

This Bill was introduced on 1/30/20, signed on 6/30/20, and went into effect immediately.

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HB20-1332: Concerning Prohibitions On Discrimination In Housing Based On Source Of Income

This Bill was introduced on 2/25/20, signed on 7/14/20, and takes effect on 1/1/2021.

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