CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) -Eviction and Mortgage Foreclosure Relief

Description:

****AS OF 9/4/20, THE MORATORIUM ON ALL COVID-19 PANDEMIC-RELATED EVICTIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH 12/31/20. A TENANT CANNOT BE EVICTED BEFORE THAT DATE FOR NON-PAYMENT OF RENT AND AN EVICTION NOTICE MUST GIVE 30 DAYS TO LEAVE THE PROPERTY. THIS DELAY IS NOT A FORGIVENESS OF THE RENT AND THE TENANT IS STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING THE PAST DUE RENT AFTER THE MORATORIUM ENDS. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE TEMPORARY WAIVER OF RENT YOU MUST NOTIFY YOUR LANDLORD IN WRITING THAT YOU HAVE LOST YOUR INCOME DUE TO COVID AND WILL HAVE UNSTABLE HOUSING IF YOU LOSE YOUR APARTMENT. THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION HAS PUBLISHED THE FORM ONLINE AT federalregister.gov/d/2020-19654 AND ON govinfo.gov. IF THE RENTER NEEDS LEGAL ADVICE, LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE PROVIDES FREE LEGAL SERVICES AND CAN BE REACHED AT 865-637-0484. THE OFFICE IS OPEN 8:30AM - 5:00 PM, MON-FRI. ****

The CARES Act, passed on 3/27/20, provides 120 days of eviction relief for tenants in multi-family rental housing. Tenants may not be served with an eviction notice solely for non-payment of rent until 7/25/20. The notice must give 30 days to leave the property, which will be 8/24/20. If the renter/mortgagee needs legal advice, Legal Aid of East Tennessee provides free legal services and can be reached at 865-637-0484. Office is open 8:30 am - 5 pm, Mon-Fri.****

Intake Process:

An application can be found online at federalregister.gov/d/2020-19654 or on govinfo.gov. if you need assistance call Legal Aid of East Tennessee at 865-637-0484 for free services.

Program Fees:

none

Eligibility:

As of 12/10/20 the moratorium on foreclosure and eviction of borrowers with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has been extended to 1/31/21.

Renters who have lost income due to COVID-19 and who cannot pay their rent.

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

May 20, 2021

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  • Tennessee
    • Anderson County
      • Blount County
        • Campbell County
          • Claiborne County
            • Cocke County
              • Grainger County
                • Jefferson County
                  • Knox County
                    • Loudon County
                      • Monroe County
                        • Morgan County
                          • Roane County
                            • Scott County
                              • Sevier County
                                • Union County
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                                Geography Served

                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                • Tennessee
                                  • Anderson County
                                    • Blount County
                                      • Campbell County
                                        • Claiborne County
                                          • Cocke County
                                            • Grainger County
                                              • Jefferson County
                                                • Knox County
                                                  • Loudon County
                                                    • Monroe County
                                                      • Morgan County
                                                        • Roane County
                                                          • Scott County
                                                            • Sevier County
                                                              • Union County
                                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (JP-1500.1700-150) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                              Geography Served

                                                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                                              • Tennessee
                                                                • Anderson County
                                                                  • Blount County
                                                                    • Campbell County
                                                                      • Claiborne County
                                                                        • Cocke County
                                                                          • Grainger County
                                                                            • Jefferson County
                                                                              • Knox County
                                                                                • Loudon County
                                                                                  • Monroe County
                                                                                    • Morgan County
                                                                                      • Roane County
                                                                                        • Scott County
                                                                                          • Sevier County
                                                                                            • Union County
                                                                                            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3800.1900) and related services within the Service Tree.

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