Arizona Governor Doug Ducey today extended the moratorium on residential evictions until October 31. On March 24, the Governor had issued an Executive Order delaying the enforcement of eviction action orders for renters impacted by COVID-19 for 120 days. Today’s Executive Order extends the provisions of that order. To qualify, eligible renters will be required to notify their landlord or property owner of a hardship of COVID-19 in writing, and request a payment plan. After August 21, renters will need to provide their landlord or property owner a copy of their completed pending application for rental assistance through a state, city, county or nonprofit program.
The Governor also announced today $5 million to launch the Foreclosure Prevention Program. The program provides financial assistance to individuals who rely on income from tenants to help them avoid foreclosure.
For more information regarding the impact of the order, landlords and tenants are encouraged to use this guide (click here).