NewsLocal News


Governor Whitmer extends Executive order temporarily suspending evictions

Posted at 5:43 AM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 05:43:10-04

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-85 temporarily extending protections for tenants and mobile home owners from being evicted from their home during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

"It's critical Michiganders can self quarantine and continue staying safer at home without fear of being evicted," said Governor Whitmer. "This Executive Order gives renters and mobile home owners some peace of mind as we continue to flatten the curve."

The Executive Order ensure tenants and mobile home owners can remain in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, eve if they are unable to pay their rent. The order also relieves courts from certain statutory restrictions so they can stay eviction-related proceedings until after the COVID-19 emergency has passed.

The Executive Order is in effect immediately and continues until June 12.

Want to see more local news ? Visit the FOX47News Website.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android


Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox.

Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook