Category Archives: CoronaVirus

Eviction Moratorium: SPOA’s letter to President Donald Trump

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Eviction Moratorium: SPOA’s letter to Governor Charlie Baker

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How to deal with nonpayment (partial or full)

As landlords, we must realistically and compassionately accept partial or zero rent from needy households who have lost jobs due to the coronavirus crisis. At the same time, we must do as much as possible to get rent paid, in … Read More “How to deal with nonpayment (partial or full)”

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Landlords & tenants: Best responses to the coronavirus

In this very serious coronavirus crisis, we expect renter households to pay what rent they can afford. Those still working can likely pay their full rent. Others working part-time or receiving government benefits may be able to pay partial rent. … Read More “Landlords & tenants: Best responses to the coronavirus”

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How to disinfect an apartment prior to a move-in

To “open up” the rental housing market, besides restoring eviction procedures for those not paying what they can afford to pay, we also need to make sure that new tenants moving into an apartment can do so safely, ensuring they … Read More “How to disinfect an apartment prior to a move-in”

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