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COVID-19 and Evictions

Eviction from a home, Housing Assistance & Subsidized Housing

Last updated on 05/24/2021 at 4:56 pm

Introduction

CDC order on evictions

I was laid off or lost income due to the coronavirus. Now I don’t have any income and I can’t pay the rent. What can I do?

Waiting For This Financial Help, What Should I Tell My Landlord?

Should I make partial payments?

Can my landlord force me out without going to court? Can he shut off my utilities or change my locks?

Can I be evicted for getting sick?

My landlord sent an e-mail requiring everyone to tell the office if they coughed, ran a fever, or had any other symptoms of COVID-19. Can my landlord do that?

Can my landlord call the police and make me leave?

Does my landlord need to go to Court even if I haven’t paid rent?

How long will it be before my eviction case is heard?