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What’s open? What’s closed? Here’s what you can do in Miami this weekend

So many reopenings. So much confusion. Miami-Dade County is in Phase 3 of COVID-19 recovery, which means businesses are allowed to be open — restaurants, bars, movie theaters (though one chain has decided to close for the rest…

What's Next for Renters, Landlords After State Eviction Moratorium Expires?

Florida’s moratorium on evictions and foreclosures expired Wednesday after Gov. Ron DeSantis did not extend the executive order that has been in place since April.  During a virtual news conference Thursday, housing advocates and…

How has Covid-19 Changed The Property Management Industry?

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted nearly all businesses, including property management. Since the coronavirus outbreak in March, many people could no longer go to work, businesses shut down, and “normal” day-to-day activities were…

Miami-Dade is processing evictions again. What that means for renters and landlords

Larry Walden was earning $900 a week working as a cook at Miller’s Ale House in Doral, which was more than enough to cover his monthly $700 rent on his one-bedroom apartment on NW 16th Street in Miami. Then the COVID-19 pandemic closed…

More Short Term Rentals In Miami Shut Down

US: As the state of Florida is hit by a second peak of the coronavirus, the closure of all short-term rentals in Miami Beach has got underway. The city put out an emergency order at 12:01am on Thursday, cancelling existing reservations and…

Miami-Dade County opens emergency rental assistance program

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade has opened up a rental assistance program offering help to residents struggling due to the pandemic. “The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides a one-time benefit to assist with one month’s rent…

Miami-Dade approves $10M emergency rent relief program

Miami-Dade County approved a $10 million rent relief fund for families impacted by the pandemic. The county commission voted to pass the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which will provide a one-time payment to eligible renters. Families…

Miami-Dade gets its first affordable housing plan that includes COVID-19 recovery

An ambitious new plan to address Miami-Dade’s growing housing affordability crisis is the first of its kind to incorporate the COVID-19 pandemic in its projections and solutions. The Miami-Dade Affordable Housing Framework, which…

No Slowing Down for Summer: Vacation Rental & Second Home Markets Remain Strong

With Covid-19 still a fact of daily life in Miami, and the rest of the United States, the big question is will investors still continue to buy rental properties in Miami even during the pandemic? People have long made the move to South…

Miami Rental Market - June 2020 Update

Restaurants, small businesses and movie theaters aren’t the only things the COVID-19 pandemic brought to an abrupt halt in March. The residential rental market around the U.S. has taken a massive hit due to the coronavirus outbreak, with…