Greenspoon Marder Financial Services Update – State of Florida
Jul 1, 2020
Fort Lauderdale, FL
On June 30, 2020 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed
Executive Order 20-159 which extends previous Executive Orders 20-94 and 20-121 as it relates to Mortgage Foreclosures and Evictions until 12:01 AM on August 1, 2020.
Highlights of the previous Order which is now extended:
Suspension and Tolling any statute providing for a mortgage foreclosure cause of action under Florida law.
Suspension and Tolling any statute providing for an eviction cause of action under Florida law solely as it relates to non-payment of rent by residential tenants due to the COVID-19 emergency.
Nothing in the Executive Order shall be construed as relieving an individual from their obligation to make mortgage payments or rent payments
Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or to discuss the extension further.
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