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Gov. DeSantis extends moratorium on evictions through Aug. 1

Posted at 8:49 PM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 20:49:10-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Governor Ron DeSantis has extended the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures until Aug. 1 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The decision came in the form of an executive order after 8 p.m. and without comment, with DeSantis signing Executive Order 20-159 into effect.

The current moratorium was scheduled to expire after midnight, June 30.

It applies only to residential property, not commercial buildings.

DeSantis started the moratorium on April 2.