The Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure were amended, effective July 1, 2020, to allow plaintiffs to seek a waiver of service from the defendant in order to help avoid the expense of serving the summons in Ohio Common Pleas Courts.
The Coronavirus Economic Stabilization Act of 2020 (CARES Act) provides for a borrower to obtain a forbearance on a federally backed mortgage loan. However, how the forbearance agreement is handled in the bankruptcy court or the chapter 13 trustee's office often differs from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
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.