Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, a full-service creditors' rights law firm entering its 90th year in business, is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Garry A. Masterson and Alexander C. Weinberg to the firm's Cleveland office.
On April 22nd, 2020, the Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania signed Misc. Order 20-3007. The Order outlines the local process for notification of forbearance agreements in active chapter 13 bankruptcy cases due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On April 17th, 2020, the Bankruptcy Judges, along with the Clerk of Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Court, held a conference* with attorneys practicing in that jurisdiction to discuss matters and procedures related to the outbreak of COVID-19.
There's good news on the horizon for both homeowner landlords and tenants within the city of Cleveland. Last week, the administration of Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish proposed providing $6.8 million in rental assistance to people unable to afford rent due to the economic downturn brought on by the pandemic.
Now that perhaps the majority of the CARES Act forbearance agreements have been processed, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Conference State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) have issued their joint guidance for mortgage servicers to clarify some of the questions that have been raised.