Disaster Response

NAHB Opposes New CDC Eviction Moratorium

Filed in Disaster Response, Multifamily by on August 3, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Opposes New CDC Eviction Moratorium

The Centers for Disease Control today announced a new eviction moratorium targeted for U.S. counties “experiencing substantial and high levels of community transmission levels” of COVID-19. NAHB opposes the new order and instead encourages states and localities to disperse the billions of dollars in federal funds still available to provide relief to renters.

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Small Business Administration Streamlines Forgiveness Process for PPP Loans

Filed in Disaster Response by on July 29, 2021 8 Comments
Small Business Administration Streamlines Forgiveness Process for PPP Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is launching a streamlined application portal on Aug. 4 to allow borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $150,000 or less to apply for loan forgiveness directly through the SBA instead of going through their participating lender.

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FHFA Announces Multifamily Tenant Protections

Filed in Disaster Response, Housing Finance, Multifamily by on July 28, 2021 4 Comments
FHFA Announces Multifamily Tenant Protections

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that tenants of multifamily properties with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac who are subject to eviction for nonpayment of rent must be given 30 days’ notice to vacate before the tenant can be required to leave the unit.

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Hurricane Season: Getting Ahead of the Storm

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety, Sponsored Content by on July 26, 2021 0 Comments
Hurricane Season: Getting Ahead of the Storm

Hurricane season officially began June 1, but it’s never too late to start job-site preparations. Use this guide to protect your workers and jobsites.

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Administration Unveils Plan to Cut Payments on Government-Backed Loans Up to 25%

Administration Unveils Plan to Cut Payments on Government-Backed Loans Up to 25%

The Biden administration has announced new loan modification options for borrowers who have government-backed home loans in order to help home owners who are still struggling to make their mortgage payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Resources for Renters, Landlords as CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership, Multifamily by on July 23, 2021 0 Comments
Resources for Renters, Landlords as CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires

The upcoming expiration of the eviction moratorium order mandated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is putting a renewed emphasis on the resources available to ensure those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are able to remain in their homes.

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Supreme Court Allows CDC’s Eviction Moratorium to Continue Until July 31

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Multifamily by on June 30, 2021 0 Comments
Supreme Court Allows CDC’s Eviction Moratorium to Continue Until July 31

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that is set to expire on July 31 to remain in place.

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Help Residents Access Rental Assistance

Filed in Disaster Response, Multifamily by on June 24, 2021 0 Comments
Help Residents Access Rental Assistance

Landlords can help connect tenants with necessary funding to help ensure that their payments are current, especially ahead of eviction moratoria expirations.

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NAHB Applauds Exclusion of Construction from OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on June 11, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Applauds Exclusion of Construction from OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA issued an emergency temporary standard with requirements for employers to protect workers from COVID-19. The new standard does not apply to construction.

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Judge Affirms NAHB Members Exempt from CDC Eviction Moratorium; Other Landlords Are Not

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Multifamily by on June 4, 2021 0 Comments
Judge Affirms NAHB Members Exempt from CDC Eviction Moratorium; Other Landlords Are Not

A federal judge has reaffirmed that members of NAHB are exempt from the nationwide eviction moratorium imposed by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC), but ruled that the exemption only applied to the plaintiffs in the case (including NAHB members) and not to all landlords nationwide.

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