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In Case You Missed It—Real Estate Investor and Landlord Legislative Update

In Case You Missed It—Real Estate Investor and Landlord Legislative Update In case you missed it live, here is the recording of our legislative update where we have an in-depth discussion on local, statewide and nationwide bills and legislative issues that directly impact real estate investors and rental property owners.   More News

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RPOA of Michigan Successfully Stops Reregistration and Reinspection for Change of Ownership Type

RPOA of Michigan Successfully Stops Reregistration and Reinspection for Change of Ownership Type The RPOA of Michigan worked diligently over the past two years with Senator Dale Zorn to add language to the Housing Law of Michigan to prevent municipalities from requiring expensive reregistration and reinspection where a simple change of ownership type has occurred, […]

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Analysis of HUD’s Recent Fair Housing Act Enforcement

Analysis of HUD’s Recent Fair Housing Act Enforcement The DC-based group US Housing Consultants recently released a short analysis of HUD’s recent decision to enforce the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination because of sexual orientation and gender identity. The stated goal of this organization is to “help to ensure that your properties are always […]

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City of Grand Rapids Seeks Input from Rental Property Owners

City of Grand Rapids Seeks Input from Rental Property Owners The City of Grand Rapids through Housing Next is carrying out a survey to better understand where the gaps in the rental market are arising and how the City/County could be thinking about using their resources differently to consider–not only direct renter supports–but also support […]

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How Does the New CDC Eviction Moratorium Work?

How Does the New CDC Eviction Moratorium Work? As of September 2, 2020 Now that the new CDC eviction moratorium is in place, many are wondering how it will work and how it will impact evictions in Michigan. Starting September 4, 2020, the moratorium does not allow a rental property owner, landlord, manager, agent, etc. to […]

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CDC Issues New Eviction Moratorium—Order Covers All Rental Properties

CDC Issues New Eviction Moratorium—Order Covers All Rental Properties The declaration form that tenants must sign in order to qualify for eviction moratorium status under the current Federal eviction moratorium order issued by the CDC can be found here. Non-members can also access this form by clicking here. Under a new order issued by the […]

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Latest Update on the Eviction Diversion Program

Latest Update on the Eviction Diversion Program The following is basic information for landlords and their tenants regarding Eviction Prevention/Diversion Process for Kent County Courts: Tenants: Tenants must call The Salvation Army HAP line for screening: 616-454-5840 Option 1. The tenants will be screened for all available funding as it becomes available and referred out […]

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How the Eviction Diversion Program Will Work (And How Evictions Will Be Different)

How the Eviction Diversion Program Will Work (And How Evictions Will Be Different) After (if) the moratorium is lifted July 16th at 12:01 a.m., landlords can begin the eviction process for non-payment of rent—however things will be a little different than normal. Landlords may evict for reasons other than non-payment, but we’ll get more into […]

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Michigan Eviction Moratorium to Be Extended Again

Michigan Eviction Moratorium to Be Extended Again The Michigan eviction moratorium is expected to be extended again until July 15th, 2020. Actions related to evicting tenants cannot be taken until July 16th, 2020, except for the mailing of the Modified Demand for Payment that the RPOA has provided free and may be found here. Landlords may […]

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Michigan Appropriates $60 Million for Rent Assistance Due to COVID-19

Michigan Appropriates $60 Million for Rent Assistance Due to COVID-19 For three months landlords and property managers have been prevented from evicting tenants for non-payment of rent. While many tenants have been able to pay their rent in full or make partial payments, there were many that were unable to pay due to an inability […]

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