On Wednesday, September 1, 2020 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an Order titled “Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19”, which threatens to further hamper landlord’s efforts to collect rent from delinquent tenants. While Paletz Law continues to assess the full impact of the Order, CEO Matthew I. […]
If you have not yet been using Zoom as another way to communicate with co-workers or family members, where have you been for the last six months? Whether it be for work, school or a fun video get-together with friends, this way of communicating is, for now at least, the new normal. Currently, most courts […]
On June 26, 2020, Executive Order No. 2020-134 was signed by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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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