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Bullock: Landlords cannot evict for non-payment of rent during stay-at-home order

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Posted at 3:19 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 17:36:20-04

In a press conference Tuesday, Gov. Steve Bullock said he has issued a directive prohibiting landlords from evicting tenants during the current stay-at-home order.

Bullock said the directive also prohibits landlords from charging late fees for non-payment and prohibits foreclosure of residential property during the order.

According to the Governor, utilities are prohibited from suspending services or charging late fees during the order.

Gov. Bullock also confirmed that to date, of the confirmed COVID-19 cases in Montana 32 have recovered and have been released from isolation.

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