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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on June 15, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Florida, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Reponse website or the Florida League of Cities' Coronavirus Resources.

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Description of Program and Relief

Suspension of Evictions and Foreclosures

Governor DeSantis of Florida has issued an Executive Order 20-137, extending Executive Order 20-94 suspending and tolling any statutes providing for either mortgage foreclosures or evictions under Florida law.

The relief does not change tenants’ and homeowners’ obligations to comply with the terms of their leases or mortgages and to make timely payments.

Government or Lead Agency

Office of the Governor

Dates Available

April 2, 2020 – July 1, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Executive Order 20-94 does not relieve individuals from their obligations to make either mortgage or rent payments.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

N/A

Contact for More Information

N/A

List of Additional Information

https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/orders/2020/EO_20-94.pdf

https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/orders/2020/EO_20-121.pdf

https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/orders/2020/EO_20-137.pdf


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