Georgetowne Tenants United Wins Changes from Beacon

GTU members met with Beacon CEO Dara Kovel on August 26. Kovel confirmed that Beacon has dismissed 123 evictions filed last March; no one has been evicted for Nonpayment during COVID at Georgetowne. Beacon has suspended new Notices to Quit and court filings for Non-Payment Evictions and will help tenants with Emergency Rent Assistance. Beacon is considering new policies to support tenants who fall behind on rent and will meet again with GTU in the fall. Already, Beacon has hired new Management Office staff. Section 8 tenants who lost jobs and income during COVID can get a rent reduction to 30% of their new income, retroactive to the first of the month after they lost the income, NOT just to when they recertified. Beacon will consider a retroactive rent adjustment for those who did not get this.

 

 

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  • Cherai Mills
    published this page in Blog 2021-11-08 15:49:18 -0500

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