New law requires landlords to use mediation before evicting tenants

New law requires landlords to use mediation before evicting tenants

Mediation centers on the Big Island are preparing for an influx of cases when the state’s eviction moratorium ends in August. On Wednesday, Gov. David Ige ratified a new law aimed at preventing a tsunami of eviction cases when the current prohibition on evicting tenants for failing to pay their rent ends on Aug. 6 after more than a year.

Read the complete story here.

Featured Mediators

ad
View all

Read these next

Category

Are Mediators Damage Control Experts?: A Case Study of Community Mediation

Every experienced mediator I know has developed an individual style. The mediator’s opening statement, our use of caucuses (or not), the degree of evaluation with which we are comfortable, and...

By Jonathan W. Reitman
Category

New Year – New Beginnings – Better You

Happy New Year, Abigail R.C McManus, Apprentice, by Pattie Porter's Texas Conflict BlogThe end of 2015 has arrived and what a year it has been! I love New Years because...

By Patricia Porter
Category

Negotiation

At Pepperdine the other week Bruce Edwards likened the mediation of money disputes to a space rocket on a continuum of early, mid and late stage negotiation. It got me...

By Geoff Sharp

Find a Mediator

X
X
X