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Sharing is Caring – Especially When it Involves Your Attorney

For the last 2 ½ years, Landlords and Property Managers have been wading through the various changes in Landlord/Tenant law, court procedures, and rental assistance. Though the CERA (COVID Emergency Rental Assistance) Program is coming to an end, and though some of the changes may become permanent (we’ll keep our readers posted on this), some […]

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Interviewed by the Detroit Free Press

Matt was interviewed by the Detroit Free Press about the current state of evictions in light of CERA coming to an end. See the article here.  

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Op-Ed published in Crain’s Detroit Business

Opinion: The rental market has unfortunately become the mess we predicted In an editorial I penned for this publication in March 2021, I predicted that COVID-related eviction moratoriums would actually end up putting people on the streets. The rental market has gone absolutely haywire, much like the real estate market. Some people are even being […]

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Interviewed by Crain’s Detroit Business

Pandemic rent relief had ‘extreme’ impact on tenants and landlords. What happens now that it’s gone? Michigan’s COVID Emergency Rental Assistance program is coming to an end and tenants and landlords alike praised the $1.3 billion program that helped keep nearly 140,000 people from losing shelter, or having utilities turned off, as the coronavirus raged. […]

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CEO Matthew I. Paletz Op-Ed published in the Detroit News

An op-ed piece by Matt was published in the Detroit News this week. Read the article on the Detroit News website here. Non-subscribers can download the full article here.

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On Air

CEO Matthew I. Paletz Featured on Living Off Rentals Podcast

Matt was interviewed by Kirby Atwell about the current real estate landscape in the aftermath of Covid. Click here for the full video podcast. 

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The Aftermath of COVID Continues to Cause Delays in Michigan Landlord-Tenant Cases

Owners of rental properties continue to be adversely affected by the delays and disruptions emanating from the Michigan judiciary’s attempts to address the COVID pandemic. Here are three reasons landlord-tenant cases are routinely delayed and unable to be quickly resolved as intended by Michigan law. Most District Courts are Overwhelmed and Underperforming Despite Best Efforts […]

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Michigan Supreme Court Still Exercising Superintending Control of Local Courts to the Detriment of Private Property Rights

No doubt, the pandemic has taken its toll on everyone. In the business arena, the two groups that have been affected the most are restaurants and landlords. In the beginning of Covid, they were literally prevented from making a living. As it has progressed, my clients have seen their rights abrogated without due process of […]

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