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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 April 27, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Idaho, we recommend that you visit the state's Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources website or Idaho Commerce's COVID-19 Resources and Information.

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Description of Program and Relief

Suspension of Residential and Commercial Eviction Proceedings

Pursuant to an order by the Idaho Supreme Court, responding to coronavirus, courts will suspend all non-emergency eviction proceedings. According to the order, only drug-related eviction proceedings will be scheduled for a hearing. This suspension does not relieve any renter of its obligations for timely paying rent or complying with other terms of its lease.

Government or Lead Agency

Idaho Supreme Court

Dates Available

March 26, 2020 – April 30, 2020

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

This order does not stop evictions filed by landlords to be held at a later date.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

One non-profit that helps tenants facing eviction is Jesse Tree. Please visit their website or call their housing crisis line for more information: 208-383-9486.

List of Additional Information

The emergency order is available here. The extensions of this emergency order are available here and here.

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