Gov. Holcomb signs Executive Order to prevent evictions, foreclosures, utility disconnections

Statewide— Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed Executive Order on Tuesday to extend the prohibition on evictions, foreclosures, and the disconnection of utility services.
The prohibition on evictions from rental properties and the prohibition on filing foreclosures are both extended through July 31. Renters, homeowners, lending institutions, and landlords are encouraged to establish payment plans to avoid later evictions or foreclosures.
Hoosiers struggling to pay rent due to the impact of COVID-19 may be eligible for rental assistance. Applications for the $25 million Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program will be accepted online beginning at 9 am on Monday, July 13 at
Utilities regulated by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission must follow the order issued Monday by the commission prohibiting service disconnections through Aug. 14. Under Executive Order 20-33, non-regulated utility companies must also extend service until Aug. 14. Customers and utility companies are encouraged to establish payment plans now to avoid later discontinuations of service.