Indiana Extends Prohibition on Evictions, Foreclosures and Utility Disconnections

There is relieving news for renters and homeowners in Indiana today. Governor Eric Holcomb has signed an Executive Order to extend the prohibition on evictions and foreclosures, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to create uncertainty for Hoosiers and Americans. The prohibition on evictions from rental properties and on filing foreclosures are both extended through July 31, however, renters, homeowners, lending institutions and landlords are encouraged to establish payment plans.. Hoosiers struggling to pay rent due to the impact of COVID-19 may be eligible for rental assistance through Indiana’s Rental Assistance Program; applications will be accepted online beginning at 8am Central time on Monday, July 13. In addition, all utilities regulated by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission are ordered by the state to refrain from any and all service disconnections through August 14th. Customers and utility companies are also encouraged to establish payment plans. For more information on Governor Holcomb’s latest Executive Order, click here.