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State Government Actions Regarding COVID-19 Impacting Community Associations (updated 6/15/21)

​Click on a state to see the government actions taken as a result of COVID-19.

  • Red states have mandatory indoor mask requirements for everyone     
  • Yellow states have mandatory indoor mask requirements for unvaccinated people
  • Blue states have no restrictions



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COVID-19 Legislative Priorities: View resources including model language, survey results, current related-state statutes, and email templates to help communities during the pandemic.

Topics include: Limited liability, Electronic voting & virtual meetings, Emergency powers, Housing Assistance Funds, and Priority lien.

  

  State

​Indoor Gathering Limits/ Travel Guidance

CDC Travel Guidelines

Pool Guidance

CDC Pool Safety Guidelines

​Face Masks Mandatory?

​Foreclosures or Evictions
Suspended?

CDC Ban on Residential Evictions

*The federal government suspended all foreclosures and evictions on Fannie/Freddie/FHA/VA backed mortgages (approximately 75% of all U.S. mortgages) until June 30, 2021.

Alabama

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20

Stay At Home Order 4/4/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - SB 30

Social distancing rules must be followed Social distancing recommended

​No, it was mandated from July 15, 2020 - March 5, 2021 

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed May 16*

Alaska

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/28/20 - 4/21/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​Social distancing recommended

Travel Guidance

Social distancing recommended

 

No, recommended for employees of businesses and the general public

Bank mortgage and assessment lien foreclosures resumed July 2*

Evictions resumed July 2* 

Arizona

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/31/20 - 5/15/20 
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited Liability law - SB1377

​50 people

Travel Guidance

Reduce capacity to allow for social distancing ​No, it was lifted for employees and customers of some businesses on March 25, 2021.

​Bank mortgage foreclosures resumed May 27*

Evictions resumed November 1 *

Arkansas

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
No Stay At Home Order Issued
Phased Reopening Plan

​66% of capacity with Sec. of Health approval

Travel Guidance

Reduce capacity to allow for social distancing​​No, it was mandated from July 20, 2020 - March 31, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed July 26*

California

Emergency Declaration issued 3/4/20
Stay At Home Order3/19/20 - further notice
Regional Stay Home Order - issued 12/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​Vary by county

Travel Guidance

- Additional guidance

- Reopening Pools in Shared Residential Facilities

​Yes as of June 18

Bank mortgage foreclosures resumed February 1, 2021*

Evictions suspended until June 30, 2021 under new law

Colorado

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/16/20 - 4/26/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​Vary by local COVID-19 risk; 500 people maximum unless approve by health agencies.

Travel Information

Social distancing is recommended

No, it was mandated from July 17, 2020 - May 14, 2021 

Bank mortgage and assessment lien foreclosures resumed June 14*
Evictions resumed June 14*

Connecticut

Emergency Declaration issued 3/10/20
Stay At Home Order 3/23/20 - 5/20/20
Phased Reopening Plan

50% capacity up to ​200 people

Travel Guidance

Social distancing is required up to 50% capacity​Yes as of April 20

Bank mortgage and assessment lien foreclosures resumed June 7*

Evictions resumed January 1*

Delaware

Emergency Declaration issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/31/20 
Phased Reopening Plan

​50% capacity up to 25 people

Travel Advisory

50% capacity that allows for social distancingYes as of April 28

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions suspended - Courts will determine if  court-supervised mediation or alternative dispute resolution will help

District of Columbia

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/25/20 - 5/29/20 
Phased Reopening Plan

Social-distancing rules are encouraged

Travel Guidance

Social distancing required

Yes, from July 23, 2020

For fully vaccinated people, it was lifted May 18, 2021

Includes common areas of community associations 

Bank mortgage and assessment lien foreclosures deferred up to 90 days after state of emergency​

Evictions suspended until 30 days after state of emergency

Florida

Emergency Declaration issued 3/1/20 - 1/2/21
Stay At Home Order 4/2/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan
- Emergency powers for condominium and cooperatives enacted

Limited liability law - SB 72

​Social-distancing rules are encouraged

Travel Guidance

By locality

​Yes for employees of some businesses

Recommended for the general public

Foreclosures resumed October 2*

Evictions resumed October 2*

Georgia

Emergency Declaration issued 3/14/20
Stay At Home Order 4/3/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - Act 588

Social-distancing rules must be followed

​Travel Guidance

​Encourage social distancing

​Yes for certain businesses

Recommended for the general public

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions not suspended*

Hawaii

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/4/20
Stay At Home Order 3/25/20 - 5/31/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​Vary by island

Travel Guidance

By locality

​Yes as of April 20

Foreclosures not suspended*

Eviction resumed November 1*

Idaho

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 3/25/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan

Limited Liability Law - HB 6

50 people unless approved by health department

Travel Guidance

occupancy limits

No, recommended for businesses and the general public

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed May 2*

Illinois

Emergency Declaration issued 3/9/20
Stay At Home Order 3/21/20 - 5/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan

Vary by locality up to 50 people

Travel Guidance

Varies by Phase/Tier
​Yes as of May 1

Foreclosures not suspended*

Eviction suspended until February 6, 2021 *end date extension

Indiana

Emergency Declaration issued 3/6/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/1/20
Phased Reopening Plan

Limited liability law - SB 1

Vary by local COVID-19 risk

Requires social distancing

​No, it was mandated from July 23, 2020 - March 31, 2021

Foreclosures resumed August 15*

Evictions resumed  August 15*

Iowa

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/9/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - S 2338
​Social-distancing rules must be followedRecommend social distancing
​No, it was mandated from November 11 - February 6, 2021

Foreclosures resumed May 28*​

Evictions resumed May 28*

Kansas

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order 3/30/20 - 5/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law -  HB 2016

​Vary by county

Travel Guidance

Recommend social distancingNo, it was revoked April 1, 2021

Bank mortgage foreclosures suspended until end of state of emergency (currently March 31, 2021)

Evictions resumed September 16 *

Kentucky

Emergency Declaration issued 3/6/20
Stay At Home Order 3/26/20 - further notice
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - SB 5

​50% capacity

Travel Advisory

Non-recreational pools by locality

​No, it was mandated from May 11, 2020 - June 11, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed August 26*

Louisiana

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/9/20 - 11/6/20
Stay At Home Order 3/23/20 - 12/4/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - HB 826

50% capacity up to 250 people

Travel Guidance

50% capacity and social distancingNo, it was mandated from July 13, 2020 - March 31, 2021

​Foreclosures resumed June 6*

Evictions resumed  June 16*

Maine

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/15/20
Stay At Home Order 4/2/20 - 5/31/20 
Phased Reopening Plan

50 people

Travel Guidance

​Social distancing required​No, it was mandated from May 1, 2020 - May 24, 2021

Foreclosures resumed May 31*

​Evictions resumed May 31*

Maryland

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/5/20
Stay At Home Order 3/30/20 - 5/15/20
Phased Reopening Plan
-Interpretive Guidance
-Reopening of businesses

50% capacity

Travel Guidance

Social distancing recommended ​No, it was mandated from April 18, 2020 - May 15, 2021

Foreclosures resumed for borrowers informed or their forbearance rights  July 26*

Evictions resumed July 26*

Massachusetts

Emergency Declaration issued 3/10/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/18/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​All restrictions have been lifted

Travel Order

50% capacity and social distancing recommended

​No, it was mandated from May 6, 2020 - May 29, 2021

Bank mortgage foreclosures resumed October 18*

Evictions resumed October 18*

Michigan

Emergency Declaration issued 3/10/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20-6/12/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - HB 6030

​50% capacity up to 25 people

​50% capacity outdoors, 30% capacity indoors

 

 

​Yes from June 18, 2020 - April 19, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed July 16*

  State

​Indoor Gathering Limits/ Travel Guidance

​Pool Guidance

​Face Masks Mandatory?

​Foreclosures or Evictions
Suspended?

Minnesota

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 3/27/20 - 5/18/20
Phased Reopening Plan

25% capacity up to 250 people

Travel Guidance

50% capacity

Restrictions will end May 27, 2021

​No, it was mandated from July 25, 2020 to May 15, 2021

              

Bank mortgage foreclosures suspended via an Executive Order

Evictions resumed  September 12*

Mississippi

Emergency Declaration 3/14/20 - 11/11//20
Stay At Home Order 4/3/20 - 4/27/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - SB 3049

No restrictions

Travel Guidance

Encourage social distancing

No, it was mandated from  September 30, 2020 - March 3, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed June 2*

Missouri

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 4/6/20 - 5/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​Social-distancing rules must be followedBy locality​No recommended for businesses and for the general public

Foreclosures resumed May 16*

Evictions resumed May 16*

Montana

Emergency Declaration issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order 3/28/20 - 4/24/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - SB 65

​Social-distancing rules must be followed

Travel Alerts

50% capacity

​No, it was mandated from July 15, 2020 - February 12, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed May 25*

Nebraska

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan

Limited liability law - LB 139

75% of capacity

Travel Recommendations

50% capacity except hardest-hit counties

Recommended

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed ​ June 1*

Nevada

Emergency Declaration issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order 4/1/20 - 5/15/20 
Phased Reopening Plan
- Guidance from the Ombudsman to CICs
- Request for Stay on Certain Towing Operations and Fines
Limited liability law - SB 4

​Social-distancing rules are encouraged

Travel Guidance

50% capacity

Yes as of June 24

​Foreclosures resumed October 15*

Evictions resumed October 17 *

Ombudsman's request for moratorium on foreclosures

New Hampshire

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 3/27/20 - 5/31/20 
Phased Reopening Plan

No restrictions

Travel Updates

Social distancing

-Additional guidance

​No, it was mandated from November 20, 2020 - March 26, 2021

Foreclosures resumed July 2*

Evictions resumed  July 2*

New Jersey

Emergency Declaration issued 3/9/20
Stay At Home Order 3/21/20 - 6/9/20
Phased Reopening Plan
CAI New Jersey Legislative Action Committee response

All restrictions have been lifted

Travel Guidance

​Social distancing required

​Yes as of April 8

Bank mortgage foreclosures suspended until two months after State of Emergency

Evictions ​suspended

New Mexico

Emergency Declaration 3/11/20 - 11/13/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/31/20
Phased Reopening Plan

Vary by county

Travel Advisory

Varies by metric levels​Yes as of May 16

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions suspended as NM Supreme Court paused

New York

Emergency Declaration 3/7/20 - 12/3/20
Stay At Home Order 3/22/20 - 5/28/20
Phased Reopening Plan

All restrictions have been lifted

Travel Guidance

By locality, NYC pools remain closed
​Yes as of April 17

Bank mortgage and assessment lien foreclosures suspended until May 1 (see S. 9114/A.11191 legislation)

Evictions suspended until May 1 *extended end date

North Carolina

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/30/20 - 5/8/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - HB 118

No restrictions

Travel Guidance

Indoor 75% capacity, outdoor 100% capacity

*limited liability law for pool openings

​No, it was mandated from June 16, 2020 - May 14, 2021

Foreclosures resumed April 18*

Evictions resumed June 20*

North Dakota

Emergency Declaration issued 3/20/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan

​50% capacity

Travel Guidance

Social distancing​No, it was mandated from November 13, 2020 - January 18, 2021           

 

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed April 24*

Ohio

Emergency Declaration issued 3/9/20
Stay At Home Order 3/23/20 - 5/29/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - HB 606

Social-distancing rules must be followed

Travel Advisory

Follow CDC guidelines

​No, it was mandated from      July 22, 2020 - June 2, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed  May 2*

Oklahoma

Emergency Declaration 3/15/20 - 11/23/20
Stay At Home Order 3/25/20 - 5/24/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - SB 1946

​No restrictions

Travel Guidance

Fully reopened with no restrictions

​Recommended

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed May 27*

Oregon

Emergency Declaration 3/8/20 - 4/30/21
Stay At Home Order 3/23/20 - further notice
Phased Reopening Plan

​Vary by county

Travel Alerts

By locality

​Yes as of July 1

​Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions suspended until June 30, 2021 (see HB 4401 legislation)

  State

​​Indoor Gathering Limits/ Travel Guidance

​Pool  Guidance

​Face Masks Mandatory?

​Foreclosures or Evictions
Suspended?

Pennsylvania

Emergency Declaration 3/6/20 - 11/31/20
Stay At Home Order until 6/4/20
Phased Reopening Plan

25% capacity

​Travel Information

By locality following CDC guidelines​Yes as of April 19

Foreclosures resumed September 1*

Evictions resumed September 31 *

Rhode Island

Emergency Declaration 3/9/20 - 12/3/20
Stay At Home Order 3/28/20 - 5/8/20
Phased Reopening Plan

75% capacity up to 250 people

Travel Information

Max. of 15 people​Yes as of May 8

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed June 2*

South Carolina

Emergency Declaration 3/13/20 - 11/15/20
Stay At Home Order 4/7/20 - 5/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan

Limited liability law - S 147

No restrictions

Travel Guidance

Recommends following CDC guidance

​No, recommended when social distancing not feasible

Foreclosures resumed May 2*

Evictions resumed May 16*

South Dakota

Emergency Declaration 3/13/20 - 12/30/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - HB 1046

​Social-distancing rules must be followed​Follow CDC guidelines
​No, recommended for businesses and for general public

​Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions not suspended*

Tennessee

Emergency Declaration 4/9/20 - 12/29/20
Stay At Home Order 3/31/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - HB 8001/SB 8002

​Vary by county

Travel Guidance

Follow CDC guidelines

-Additional guidance

No recommended for businesses and for the general public

 

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed June 2*

Texas

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 4/2/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan

No restrictions

Travel Guidance

New pool rules

​No, it was mandated from July 3 - March 10, 2021

​Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed May 19*

Utah

Emergency Declaration issued 3/16/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - SB 3007

Social-distancing rules must be followed

Travel Guidance

50 people or less (Phase Yellow)
-Additional guidance

No, it was mandated from November 9- April 10, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed  ​May 16*

Vermont

Emergency Declaration 3/13/20 -2/15/21
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/15/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​Prohibited

Travel Guidance

Outdoor pools can reopen

​No, it was mandated from August 1, 2020 - June 14, 2021

Foreclosures suspended until 30 after the end of the state of emergency by S. 333 legislation

Evictions suspended until 30 days after State of Emergency

Virginia

Emergency Declaration issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 6/10/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​All restrictions have been lifted

Travel Guidance

75% capacity and social distancing

​Yes, from May 29, 2020

For fully vaccinated people, it was lifted  May 14, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed September 8*

Washington State

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/23/20 - 5/31/20
Phased Reopening Plan

50% capacity up to 400 people

Travel Guidance

Social distancing recommended

​Yes as of June 26

Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions suspended ​until March 31, 2021 *extended end date

West Virginia

Emergency Declaration issued 3/4/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law  - SB 277

100 people

Travel Guidance

No restrictions

-Additional guidance

​Yes as of July 6

​Foreclosures not suspended*

Evictions resumed  June 2*

Wisconsin

Emergency Declaration issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order  3/25/20 - 5/13/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law - A 4

​Vary by region

Travel Guidance

Follow CDC guidance

​No, it was mandated between August 1 - March 20, 2021

​Foreclosures resumed May 27*

Evictions resumed May 27*

Wyoming

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 3/19/20 - 5/26/20

50% capacity or 500 people

Travel Restrictions

Social distancing recommended

No, it was mandated between December 9 - March 16, 2021

Foreclosures not suspended*
Evictions resumed August 4*

  State

​​Indoor Gathering Limits/ Travel Guidance

Pool Guidance

​Face Masks Mandatory?

​Foreclosures or Evictions
Suspended?