Do I still need to pay my rent?
Yes, rent is still due on or by the fifth of the month.
What should I do if I have lost my job or have been laid off?
If you have been laid off, have been sick, or your hours have been reduced you should file for temporary unemployment right away.
I have not been fired or laid off but my hours have been reduced. Can I still file for unemployment?
You may still qualify unemployment and should file immediately.
I am self employed or work as an independent contractor?
If you are self employed, a gig economy worker, or a 1099 independent contractor and your hours/pay have been affected by COVID 19 you may be eligible for unemployment and should file immediately.
I am sick or have a family member that is sick. Can I still file for unemployment?
You may be eligible for unemployment or federal sick leave. If you are laid off, you should file for unemployment if you are sick or are caring for a family member.
How long is the waiting period for unemployment and how much money will I get?
In most states the waiting period has been reduced and the amount of unemployment you could receive has increased. See the links below for state specific information on how to file for COVID-19 related issues and information on how much money you could receive.
How much money will my stimulus check be?
Individuals may be eligible for up to $1,200 and married couples who file jointly could receive up to $2,400 -- plus $500 per child. The payments are based on your 2018 tax returns or your 2019 tax returns (if you have already filed them).
When should I expect to receive my stimulus check?
There is no set date for when everyone will receive their stimulus check, however it will likely take between three weeks but up to eight weeks or more.
What do I have to do to receive my stimulus check?
If you filed your 2019 taxes and received your tax refund by direct deposit your check could be deposited automatically. We are unsure about 2018 filers but will update this as soon as we know more.
If I have applied for unemployment, am waiting for my stimulus check, but still might need a little extra time to pay my rent what should I do?
If you have exhausted all options and still are experiencing financial hardship please contact your property manager to work out a payment plan.
Can Sunbelt Properties forgive any portion of my rent?
No. Unfortunately Sunbelt Properties is just a management company and does not own any properties. We are not able to forgive any rent balances.
Can Sunbelt Properties forgive any portion of my late fees?
Please contact your manager regarding your particular situation, that you have exhausted all other options, and are waiting for your unemployment or stimulus check and we will try to work with you as best we can.
What happens when the cares act expires on July 24th?
The eviction moratorium from the CARES ACT will expire on July 24th. On July 25th your landlord may send you a 30 day Notice To Vacate and file for eviction action against you. You will have until August 26th to pay your balance owed or you may be evicted.
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