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Atlanta Mayor Issues Moratorium on Some Evictions/Filings

February 19, 2020

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has instituted a temporary moratorium on residential evictions and filings for a period of sixty (60) days effective immediately.

In an effort to ease the effects of the Coronavirus, Mayor Bottoms has ordered all city partners to cease all evictions and filings. The moratorium on evictions only applies to the Atlanta Housing Authority, Atlanta Beltline Inc., Fulton County/City of Atlanta Land Bank Authority, Invest Atlanta, Partners for Home and the City of Atlanta’s Department of Grants and Community Development.

According to a press release, "The entities subject to this order are instructed not to permit the issuance of termination or initiate evictions for non-payment of rent, and not to permit the imposition of late fees and other charges due to late or non-payment of rent in properties sponsored or funded by the entities during the term of this order."

If you have any questions or concerns about this executive order, please contact Governmental Affairs Director Aaron Johnson at (404) 732-0631.

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