Don't Include Late Fees Incurred During Moratorium in Post-Moratorium Collections

The CARES Act created a federal moratorium on evictions of tenants for most federal housing programs. The moratorium took effect on March 27 and extends until July 25, 2020. According to the provisions of the act, it’s unlawful to “charge fees, penalties, or other charges to the tenant related to the nonpayment of rent” [Section 4024(b)(2)].

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