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Protecting Your Home Through the Cares Act

Priscilla Lozano | December 26, 2020

According to an article in CPA Practice Adviser, 79% of U.S. adults are experiencing stress from financial instability during Covid-19. However, it’s good to know your home is safe during this time.

On March 19, 2020, Governor Murphy announced  Executive Order No. 106 which prohibits removing individuals from their homes pursuant to an eviction or foreclosure proceeding while the Order is in effect.

New Jerseyans are given a one-year mortgage forbearance and/or a sixty-day foreclosure and eviction ban. This Order is extended up until two months after Governor Murphy announces the end of Covid-19. If unsure whether a financial institution has agreed to provide mortgage forbearance/assistance and financial protection under The CARES Act, www.state.nj.us has provided a list of those that have.



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Michelle Labayen has been practicing Consumer and Bankruptcy law for more than 17 years. She is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), and the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA). In addition, she is a Max Gardner Bootcamp graduate.

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