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State Government Actions Regarding COVID-19 Impacting Community Associations (updated 9/15/20)

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

  • Red states are reinstating restrictions
  • Yellow states are pausing reopening
  • Blue states are reopening.

*Please note that the federal government suspended all foreclosures and evictions on Fannie/Freddie/FHA/VA backed mortgages (approximately 75% of all mortgages in the U.S.) until December 31.

Click here to view pending COVID-19 state legislation (regarding mortgage payments, debt collection, or limited liability) 

Click to download a PDF of the State Government Actions.

  State

​Date Pools Reopened & Guidance

CDC Guidelines on pool safety

​Face Masks Required?

​Short-Term Rentals Banned?

Foreclosures Suspended?

​Evictions
Suspended?

CDC Ban on Residential Evictions

Suspended
Bank Mortgage Foreclosures?
All Foreclosures Suspended?
(including assessment lien foreclosures)

Alabama

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20

Stay At Home Order 4/4/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​May 11
50% capacity

​Yes for employees of some businesses and the general public from July 15- October 2 *second extension

​nono*no* ​no - ended May 15*

Alaska

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

​May 8
50% capacity

- Additional guidance

​No, recommended for employees of businesses

No for general public

​no no - ended July 1* no - ended July 1* no - ended July 1* 

Arizona

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/31/20 - 5/15/20 
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced - HB 2912

​May 15
50% capacity

- Additional guidance

​Yes for employees and customers of some businesses

Recommended for general public

​no ended May 26*no*until October 31 *new end date

Arkansas

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

​May 22
50% capacity

- Additional guidance

​Yes for some businesses and the general public as of July 20 yes no*no*no - ended July 25*

California

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

​Counties can begin to reopen pools no sooner than June 12

- Additional guidance

​Yes for employees of some businesses and general public as of June 18 Alameda, AlpineDel Norte, Mariposa, Medocino, Monterey, Placer, counties.
 
until 90 days after the end of the state of emergency no * until January 31 if non-payment is a result of COVID-19 and 25% of rent is paid

Colorado

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/16/20 - 4/26/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 4
25% capacity or 50 people, whichever is fewer

​Yes for employees of some businesses and the general public as of July 17

​nono - ended June 13* no - ended June 13* ​no - ended June 13*

Connecticut

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

​June 17
50% capacity

-Additional guidance

​Yes for some businesses and general public as of April 20​nono - ended June 6*no - ended June 6*

until October 1 *new end date

Delaware

Emergency Declaration issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/31/20 
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced - HB 359
​May 22
20% capacity, no swim lessons or team practice
Yes for businesses and for the general public as of April 28ended May 15no*no*​yes - 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

​June 22
Social distancing

​​Yes for everyone older than 2 when outside their home as of July 23

Includes common areas of community associations 

​no

Deferred until 90 days after state of emergency

Deferred until 90 days after state of emergencyyes - until 30 days after state of emergency

Florida

Emergency Declaration issued 3/1/20 - 9/5/20
Stay At Home Order 4/2/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan
- Emergency powers for condominium and cooperatives enacted

​May 22

By locality

​Yes for employees of some businesses

No for general public

yes until October 1 *fourth end date extensionuntil October 1 *fourth end date extension      until October 1 *fourth end date extension

Georgia

Emergency Declaration issued 3/14/20
Stay At Home Order 4/3/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bills introduced - HB 216, SB 359
​May 14
10 or fewer people or 6 feet of space/person

​Yes for certain businesses

No for general public

until April 30no*no*no*

Hawaii

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

​June TBD
By locality

​Yes for businesses and  for general public as of April 20​in Honolulu, Kauai, and Maui countiesno*no* ​until September 30 *second end date extension

Idaho

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 3/25/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​May 16
occupancy limits

No, recommended for businesses

No for general public

nono*no* ​no - courts reopened May 1*

Illinois

Emergency Declaration issued 3/9/20
Stay At Home Order 3/21/20 - 5/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 5
33% capacity, no common contacts
​Yes for businesses and for general public as of May 1​nono*no*until September 21 *new end date

Indiana

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

​May 22
Requires social distancing

-Additional guidance

​Yes for employees of some businesses

and the general public as of July 23

​no no - ended August  14 * no - ended August 14 * no - ended August 14 *

Iowa

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/9/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill passed - S 2338
​May 22

 “reasonable measures” 

​No for businesses and the general publicno​ no - ended May 27* no - ended May 27 * ​no - ended May 27*

Kansas

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order 3/30/20 - 5/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability law enacted
​June 1
By locality
Yes for businesses and the general public as of July 3​no no - ended May 31no*yes until September 15

Kentucky

Emergency Declaration issued 3/6/20
Stay At Home Order 3/26/20 - further notice
Phased Reopening Plan

​June 1
Non-recreational pools by locality

​Yes for businesses and the general public as of May 11​nono*no*​no - ended August 25 *

Louisiana

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/9/20 - 6/26/20
Stay At Home Order 3/23/20 - 5/15/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced -
​June 5
Lap swimming at 25% capacity
​Yes for employees of some businesses 

and for the general public as of July 13

​no no - ended June 5* no - ended June 5* ​no - ended June 15*

Maine

Emergency Proclamation issued 3/15/20
Stay At Home Order 4/2/20 - 5/31/20 
Phased Reopening Plan
​May 20
Physical distancing
​Yes for businesses and the general public as of May 1 ​yes no - ended May 30* no - ended May 30* ​no - ended May 30*

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

​May 29
50% capacity

-Additional guidance

​Yes for some businesses and for general public as of April 18no no - ended July 25* no - ended July 25* no - ended July 25*

Massachusetts

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

​June 8
40% capacity

-Additional guidance

​Yes for some businesses and the general public as of May 6​no until October 17
no* yes until October 17

Michigan

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

​June 8
50% capacity

 

 

​Yes for some businesses and for the general public as of June 18​nono*no*

no - ended July 15 *

  State

​Date Pools Reopened & Guidance

​Face Masks Required?

​Short-Term Rentals Banned?

Foreclosures Suspended?

​Evictions
Suspended?

Minnesota

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 3/27/20 - 5/18/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 10
50% capacity

​Yes for businesses that interact with customers and for the general public as of July 25

Required in common areas of multi-unit residential buildings

​no yesno* until September 11 * new end date

Mississippi

Emergency Declaration 3/14/20 - 7/31/20
Stay At Home Order 4/3/20 - 4/27/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced - SB 3049
​May 7
Physical distancing, max.20 people

Yes for businesses in specified counties and for the general public in some counties

no​no*no* ​no - ended June 1*

Missouri

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 4/6/20 - 5/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​May 4
By locality
​No recommended for businesses and for the general public​no no - ended May 15*no - ended May 15*
​no - ended May 15*

Montana

Emergency Declaration issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order 3/28/20 - 4/24/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​May 15
50% capacity

​Yes for businesses and the general public with four or more confirmed and active cases.nono*no*​no - ended May24*

Nebraska

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 1
50% capacity except hardest-hit counties

​Yes for some businesses, recommended for other businesses

No for general public

​nono*no* ​no - ended May 31*

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 bill passed - SB 4

​May 29
50% capacity

-Additional guidance

Yes for some businesses and the general public as of June 24

​no

Suspended until October 14; Directive 031

*second extension

Suspended until October 14; Directive 031

*second extension       

Ombudsman's request for moratorium on foreclosures

​yes until October 16 *third end date extension

New Hampshire

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

​June 15
Social distancing

-Additional guidance

​Yes for some businesses, recommended for other businesses

No for general public

no no - ended July 1 * no - ended July 1 * ​no ended on July 1 *

New Jersey

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

Limited liability bill introduced - A 4390 / S 2695

​June 22
Social distancing

​Yes for essential retail business and for the general public as of April 8 Brick and Neptune Township until two months after State of Emergencyno* ​yes

New Mexico

Emergency Declaration 3/11/20 - 7/30/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/31/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 1
50% capacity, lap swimming and lessons of up to two students
​Yes for all businesses and the general public as of May 16​nono*no*​yes - NM Supreme Court paused

New York

Emergency Declaration 3/7/20 - 9/7/20
Stay At Home Order 3/22/20 - 5/28/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 11
By locality, NYC pools remain closed
​Yes for all essential businesses and the general public as of April 17in Essex,     Otsego, Warren and Washington counties.until September 20
for people impacted by COVID-19
until September 20 for people impacted by COVID-19​until September 20

North Carolina

Emergency Declaration issued 3/11/20
Stay At Home Order 3/30/20 - 5/8/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced - HB 806

​May 22
50% capacity

COVID-19 Recovery Act includes limited liability for pool openings

Yes for some businesses and customers and the general public as of June 26

in Buncombe and Watauga counties

no - ended April 17*

no - ended April 17*

 no - ended June 20 *

North Dakota

Emergency Declaration issued 3/20/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan
​Remain open
Social distancing
​Yes for personal care service employees, recommended for everyone else

 

no​no*no* ​no - ended April 23*

Ohio

Emergency Declaration issued 3/9/20
Stay At Home Order 3/23/20 - 5/29/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced - HB 606
​May 26
Follow CDC guidelines

​Yes for all businesses and for the general public as of July 22

​nono*no*​no - ended May 1*

Oklahoma

Emergency Declaration 3/15/20 - 8/12/20
Stay At Home Order 3/25/20 - 5/24/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced - SB 1946
​June 1
Phase 3 - fully reopened with no restrictions

​Yes for some businesses

Yes for general public in Oklahoma City

nono*no* no - ended May 26*

Oregon

Emergency Declaration 3/8/20 - 9/4/20
Stay At Home Order 3/23/20 - further notice
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 5
By locality

​Yes for some businesses and the general public as of July 1

in Bandon,   Coos County, Lincoln county, Seaside, and Warrenton no*no* ​until September 30

  State

​Date Pools Reopened & Guidance

​Face Masks Required?

​Short-Term Rentals Banned?

Foreclosures Suspended?

​Evictions
Suspended?

Pennsylvania

Emergency Declaration 3/6/20 - 9/1/20
Stay At Home Order until 6/4/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 5
By locality following CDC guidelines
​Yes for businesses that interact with the public and for the general public as of April 19​no no - ended August 31* no - ended August 31* no - ended August 31 *

Rhode Island

Emergency Declaration 3/9/20 - 8/2/20
Stay At Home Order 3/28/20 - 5/8/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​June 1
Max. of 15 people
​Yes for businesses and for the general public as of May 8​no no* no* no - ended June 1*

South Carolina

Emergency Declaration 3/13/20 - 8/10/20
Stay At Home Order 4/7/20 - 5/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​May 18
Smaller of 20% capacity or 5 people/1000 sf

-Additional guidance

​No, recommended when social distancing not feasible

Yes for general public in some localities

no

no - ended May 1*

no - ended May 1*

no - ended May 15*

South Dakota

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

​Remain open
except for some localities
​No, recommended for businesses and for general public​nono*no* ​no*

Tennessee

Emergency Declaration 4/9/20 - 8/29/20
Stay At Home Order 3/31/20 - 4/30/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​May 15
Must follow CDC guidelines

-Additional guidance

No recommended for businesses 

Yes for the general public in some localities

 

​nono*no*no - ended June 1*

Texas

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

​May 8
Now at 50% capacity

-Additional guidance

​Yes for businesses and the general public in counties with 20 or more cases of COVID-19 as of July 3

​in Marfano*no*​no - ended May 18*

Utah

Emergency Declaration issued 3/16/20
Didn't have a Stay At Home Order
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced - SB 3007
​May 19
50 people or less (Phase Yellow)
-Additional guidance

Yes for businesses not able to maintain social distancing and students

No, recommended for general public

nono*no* no - ended ​May 15*

Vermont

Emergency Declaration 3/13/20 - 8/15/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/15/20
Phased Reopening Plan
​May 19
Outdoor pools can reopen

​Yes for all businesses and the general public as of August 1

nono*no* yes - 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

May 15
By locality

-Additional guidance

​Yes for some businesses, recommended for others and for the general public since May 29

nono*no* no - ended September 7 *

Washington State

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

​June 10
By locality

-Additional guidance

​Yes for all businesses and the general public as of June 26

in Chelan and Pacificno*no * ​until October 15 *second extended end date

West Virginia

Emergency Declaration issued 3/4/20
Stay At Home Order 3/24/20 - 5/3/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​May 30
No restrictions

-Additional guidance

​Yes for some businesses and the general public as of July 6

nono*no* ​no - ended June 1*

Wisconsin

Emergency Declaration issued 3/12/20
Stay At Home Order  3/25/20 - 5/13/20
Phased Reopening Plan

​May 13
By locality

-Additional guidance

​Yes for businesses and the general public between August 1 - September 28

​no no - ended May 26* no - ended May 26*​no - ended May 26*

Wyoming

Emergency Declaration issued 3/13/20
Stay At Home Order 3/19/20 - 5/26/20
Phased Reopening Plan
Limited liability bill introduced - SF 1002
​May 1
People/square foot restrictions

​Yes for some businesses, recommended for others

No for general public

nono*no* no - ended August 3 *

  State

​Date Pools Reopened & Guidance

​Face Masks Required?

​Short-Term Rentals Banned?

Foreclosures Suspended?

​Evictions
Suspended?