WATCH: Answering your questions on renters' rights amid the coronavirus pandemic

Posted at 12:01 PM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-18 22:55:23-04

(WXYZ) — In today's The Rebound Detroit, we talked all about renters' rights as the governor continues to extend an emergency order suspended evictions.

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Ameera David was joined by two housing experts – Attorney Joe McGuire from the Detroit Justice Center and Attorney Tonya Myers Phillips with the Sugar Law Center.

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In March Gov. Whitmer issued a moratorium on evictions. This was extended on April 17; the day it was set to expire and extended again until June 11.

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“It’s critical Michiganders can self-quarantine and continue staying safer at home without fear of being evicted,” Whitmer said. “This Executive Order gives renters and mobile home owners some peace of mind as we continue to flatten the curve.”

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