Landlording rules in the era of COVID-19 and recovering rent debt accrued during the pandemic

Lost rental income and the uncertainty of recouping unpaid rent debt in a post-COVID-19 world, coupled with downward pressure on rents and the hazy prospect of finding new tenants to occupy vacant units all make for incredibly challenging times for rental property owners asked by lawmakers to shoulder an inordinate cost of the pandemic.

Financially strained mom and pop landlords have been especially decimated.

In this white paper, we summarize new laws and rules and provide a framework to think smartly and strategically about landlord-tenant relationships.