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Real Estate Attorney Jeff Friedman - US News & World Report

March 28, 2020

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What to Do if You Can't Pay Rent During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Orders to close businesses have left many people without income. Here's what to know about making rent amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The uncertainty that has spread even more rapidly than the COVID-19 virus itself has led to drops in the stock market, businesses closing with no knowledge of when or if they’ll be able to open again and many individuals feeling insecure about the immediate future. If you were living paycheck to paycheck prior to the spread of the coronavirus, you’re likely feeling an even greater sense of anxiety about the current situation.

“I highly doubt (leases) address pandemics, but that’s sort of a first-stop shop if they want to know their rights as a tenant,” says Jeffrey Friedman, partner and shareholder at the national law firm Hall Estill, and based in Denver. READ MORE HERE