On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, Governor Holcomb announced he will extend Indiana’s prohibition on evictions and foreclosures through August 1, 2020. The one bright spot for Indiana landlords came when Jacob Sipe, director of the Housing and Community Development Authority, also announced the “Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program.” The program utilize $25 Million from the federal CARES Act and will provide Indiana tenants living outside of Marion County assistance of up to $500 per month for four months to pay their landlords.

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Indiana’s Stay of New Eviction Filings On March 19, 2020, Governor Eric Holcomb signed Executive Order 20-06 which prohibited in Indiana new filings for all evictions and foreclosures on residential property during the state of emergency.  On April 3, 2020, Governor Holcomb signed Executive Order 20-17, which extended the state of emergency (and the stay…

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Executive Order 20-08 (Stay at Home Order) Updated 4-21 to reflect new expiration date “Essential travel” are buzz words I am regularly seeing on social media along with confusion and questions about what that term means to Hoosiers as it relates to Governor Eric Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-08 (“Stay at Home Order”).  The Stay at…

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