On June 30, 2020, Governor Brown signed House Bill 4204, limiting foreclosures and other remedies for defaulting on by mortgages, trust deeds, and land sale contracts. In very broad terms, HB 4204 forbids lenders from declaring a default based on certain … [Read more...] about HOUSE BILL 4204 – FORECLOSURE MORATORIUM THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
In response to COVID-19, many Executive Orders and laws have been enacted to address the challenges that have arisen as a result. Some of which respond to renters and homeowners struggling to make payments due to the national pandemic emergency. Among … [Read more...] about Staying at Home During Coronavirus, Even if You Can’t Afford To: Eviction Moratorium and Mortgage Forbearance
May 6, 2020 Update: One day after this blog post, the Oregonian published an article that appeared to be based partly on this post. The Department of Revenue has now decided that forgiven PPP loans will not be subject to the commercial activity … [Read more...] about Oregon Considers Taxing Forgiven PPP Loans
In response to the deepening coronavirus crisis, Congress passed the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), effective April 1, 2020. The emergency paid sick leave portion of that legislation potentially applies to all employees who cannot … [Read more...] about Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
We still do not know the full extent of the health or financial impact of the Coronavirus. The impact of the social distancing measures imposed to curb the spread of the Corona virus is not known, and will not be for some time. What we do know is that … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Insurance: Do you already have it?