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State of Michigan Eviction Diversion Program

On June 26, 2020, Executive Order No. 2020-134 was signed by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.[1] It created the Eviction Diversion Program (EDP), which took effect on July 16, 2020 immediately after the expiration of her eviction moratorium. The EDP, which will be administered by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) and run through the […]

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Interviewed by the Detroit News

With the MI eviction moratorium set to expire at midnight tonight, there remains a push by tenant advocates for the Governor to extend it again. Matt provided some commentary to The Detroit News to advocate for allowing landlords to once again be able to pursue their legal remedies. Here is the link to the full […]

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Interviewed by the Oakland Press

At Paletz Law, we continue to make sure our clients are being represented both in and out of the courtroom. Matt reported to the Oakland Press the need for courts to reopen to settle disputes that haven’t been able to be resolved between landlords and tenants.  Here is a link to the full article.

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Interviewed by the Detroit Free Press

The Michigan moratorium on evictions is scheduled to be up July 15 in light of the recently authorized Eviction Diversion Program. At Paletz Law, we continue to make sure our clients are being represented both in and out of the courtroom. Matt was interviewed by the Detroit Free Press, see the full article here is […]

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Governor Whitmer and Supreme Court Push Family-owned Landlords into a Financial Abyss

An abridged version of this article was featured in the Detroit News on June 19, 2020 and can be read here.  The government overreach of the COVID-19 crisis continues to plague Michigan businesses. Governor Whitmer keeps extending the moratorium on residential evictions (now through July 15) with the stated intention of protecting renters struggling from […]

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Interviewed by Fox 2 Detroit

Matt was interviewed on Fox 2 in Detroit. These are challenging times for everyone including property owners, who are a cornerstone of our society. They have rights and their voices deserve to be heard. See the interview here.

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Interviewed by MI Capitol Confidential

As Michigan Governor Whitmer ‘s executive order imposing a moratorium on residential evictions is set to expire June 11, 2020 Matt provided some commentary to MI Capitol Confidential. See the full article here.

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Landlords Caught in the COVID-19 Crossfire

In our continuing efforts to provide a voice on behalf of our property owner clients and their rights during the COVID-19 pandemic, CEO Matthew I. Paletz was published in Crain’s Detroit Business to express the need for the State of MI to refrain from further action that would infringe upon the rights of landlords. The original publication can be […]

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