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Evictions Are Back In Miami-Dade, But Most COVID Tenant Protections Remain In Place

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez
Jose A. Iglesias
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Miami Herald

Miami-Dade police now have the green light to resume evictions filed before the coronavirus emergency began in March, a limited end to tenant protections that left landlords unable to find new renters when the current ones stopped paying.

With days left in office, Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced Friday he was allowing county police to process evictions filed before March 13, the first full day of the county’s state of emergency for the coronavirus pandemic.

The Gimenez administration had planned to resume processing pre-COVID evictions in September but backed off the change after the news became public.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.