August 1, 2020

Gov. Ron DeSantis has again extended eviction and mortgage relief because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The new expiration date is Sept. 1. The old expiration date was Aug. 1.

The state directive ensures that mortgage foreclosure and eviction relief is limited to single-family mortgagors and residential tenants adversely affected by the COVID-19 emergency, according to the governor’s order.

“I hereby suspend and toll any statute providing for final action at the conclusion of a mortgage foreclosure proceeding under Florida law solely when the proceeding arises from non-payment of mortgage by a single-family mortgagor adversely affected by the COVID-19 emergency,” the order stated.