Articles — Covid-19

Three Things to Know about the Governor's Latest Executive Order and Some Fair Housing Guidance

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Three Things to Know about the Governor's Latest Executive Order and Some Fair Housing Guidance

Here's a quick video on three things that landlords and property managers should know about Governor Beshear's latest Executive Order, which you can read in its entirety here.  BUSINESS CLOSINGS All businesses that are not considered “Life Sustaining” must cease operations effective at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, except as needed to conduct Minimum Basic Operations. As of now, it is my position that Property Management companies falls within the definition of a Life Sustaining Business. The language of the order defines a Life Sustaining Business to include those that “provide construction or maintenance of residential . . ....

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Fayette County and HUD Eviction Update, Thoughts from the Field, and Some Encouragement

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Fayette County and HUD Eviction Update, Thoughts from the Field, and Some Encouragement

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Statewide Eviction Postponement Update (March 17-18, 2020)

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Statewide Eviction Postponement Update (March 17-18, 2020)

Here's a quick video on the current state of affairs regarding evictions in Kentucky.    UPDATE - March 18, 2020 - 4:30 p.m.  HUD has announced the following:  "Properties secured by FHA-insured Single Family mortgages are subject to a moratorium on foreclosure for a period of 60 days. The moratorium applies to the initiation of foreclosures and to the completion of foreclosures in process. Similarly, evictions of persons from properties secured by FHA-insured Single Family mortgages are also suspended for a period of 60 days." Click here to read HUD's Press Release and here for their Official Statement. 

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Best Practices for Dealing with COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Best Practices for Dealing with COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19, the Coronavirus, has turned life upside down for just about everyone, including landlords. Here's my video on the current situation with evictions in Kentucky and some best practices for landlords. Here are the notes: Evictions Postponed Statewide All non-emergency court cases, including evictions, are postponed beginning Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 10.  As far as we know, we will still be able to file evictions for you – we just don’t know when the court will hear the case. It is my understanding that you will be able to get Writs and perform set-outs next week for cases...

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