01 April 2020 – Tenancy evictions suspended

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Eviction
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Health, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: UT
Lead People/Agency: Govenor Gary R. Herbert

Overview: Executive order 2020-11 suspend Title 78B, Chapter 6, Part 8 of the Utah Code that allows forcible entry and detainment for tenants that meet specific criteria. This order also demands that the Department of Workforce Services to offer free mediation assistance to landlords and tenants in the dispute over whether the tenant meets the criteria mentioned above or not. This order is to set to stay in effect until May 15th.
Full details here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DIvfcaMeSeUhfNmzr-3Cwo3DyZQZIO2l/view

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