What You Need to Know About Eviction Lawposted 6/3/20 -- During the COVID-19 crisis, many renters have struggled to keep up with their regular payments.
Eviction is a legal process requiring a court order. Landlords are required to provide tenants a notice to vacate prior to starting court procedures.
Landlords cannot change locks, shut off utilities or seize possessions to force an eviction. Landlords cannot change locks, shut off utilities or seize possessions to force an eviction.
For more information on tenant rights and/or help in fighting an unlawful eviction, turn to The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland which has an office in Elyria. In some cases, landlords are currently prohibited from evicting tenants if they have certain types of loans on the property.
Additionally, a number of provisions in the recently passed CARES Act apply to mortgage holders. For more information on those provisions, click here.