29 March 2020 – Order forbidding tenant or mortgagee’s default contractual obligations

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: NV
Lead People/Agency: Governor Steve Sisolak

Overview: COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency Directive 008 disallows actions involved with residential or commercial real estate based on a tenant or mortgagee’s default of any obligations set forth by contracts or rental agreements such as lockouts, notice to vacate, notice to pay or quit, eviction or foreclosure action until the directive is rescinded or the Declaration of Emergency expires. This directive takes effect March 29th at 11:59pm until until the directive is rescinded, renewed, or the Declaration of Emergency expires.
Full details here: http://gov.nv.gov/News/Emergency_Orders/2020/2020-03-29_-_COVID-19_Declaration_of_Emergency_Directive_008_(Attachments)/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic
Evidence/Justification: “Stability in housing is essential for all Nevadans to abide by social distancing recommendations that aid in containing the spread of COVID-19”