On August 26, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the CDC’s section eviction moratorium. At the time it was uncertain what this meant for Michigan courts handling evictions in light of the July 2 amendments to Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order No. 2020-17.
Michigan law requires that a Property Transfer Tax Affidavit (“PTA”) be filed with the local assessor (city or township) upon the transfer of ownership of real property. As used in the statute “transfer of ownership” means the conveyance of title […]
On September 4, 2020, we reported on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s order halting evictions nationwide through December 31, 2020 for tenants who cannot pay rent based on COVID-19 related circumstances. An article interpreting that order and discussing […]
Introduction: Effective upon publication in the Federal Register on Friday, September 4, 2020, the Acting Chief of Staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced an […]
While much attention has been paid to the struggles of businesses, such as restaurants and retail establishments, to survive the economic downturn wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, those who lend to such businesses for the purchase of real estate are […]