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Sunday, June 13, 2021
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Archive by author: Joe DohertyReturn

Joe Doherty is SSA’s SVP, Chief Legal & Legislative Officer. In conjunction with SSA-affiliated state associations, he has led successful legislative initiatives in over 25 states. SSA’s legislative efforts focus on modernizing self storage lien laws, providing for simplified licensing to sell tenant insurance, and defeating legislation harmful to the storage industry.

Joe has a J.D., summa cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law and B.A. in History from Emory University.  Joe, his wife Christa, and their four children live in the Mount Vernon section of Fairfax County, Virginia.

Joe can be reached by calling 703.575.8000 x 123 or by email at jdoherty@selfstorage.org


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  State and Local Restrictions on Lien Sales and Late Fees  When the coronavirus began to spread throughout the United States, several states and localities enacted restrictions on foreclosures and evictions. Although most covered residential foreclosures and evictions that are not applicable to self storage, some states expanded those restrictions to cover commercial or non-residential evictions and foreclosures as well. Self storage lien sales are not evictions in the usual...
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Current COVID-19 Orders

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Some state and local governments have orders in effect that may limit operations. The list below is intended to capture recent orders from November 16, 2020 to present. For a list of other measures and orders that may still be in effect, click here. If you see a new order in your area of operation that is not covered in the list below, please email Joe Doherty or Daniel Bryant. Alabama: Alabama extended the Safer at Home order. Alabama extended its Safer at Home order until January 22, 2021...
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UPDATED: November 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. (ET)  Preventative Measures That Self Storage Operators Must Follow As the country begins to reopen, you have likely seen that state and local governments have imposed restrictions on business operations, such as requiring face coverings and limiting the number of patrons at the site, in an effort to combat the further spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Below is a list of most of the Executive Orders from Governors, as well as some local directiv...
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What SSA Has Done for You Lately: A Mid-Year Legal & Legislative Report
During this year of turmoil, the SSA has been busy advocating for, protecting, and educating owners and operators.
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  Coronavirus & Price Restrictions  Once a state of emergency is declared, many states have price restrictions, commonly referred to as price gouging laws, that take effect. Although these laws differ, they generally put a cap on raising prices for certain goods and services above a certain percentage from the amount charged immediately preceding the declaration, subject to certain narrow exceptions. Some of these laws are clearly applicable to self storage, some clearly ...
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 Expanded Leave Law to Affect Self Storage OperatorsIn mid-March, Congress passed and the President signed legislation to provide many employees with expanded paid family and medical leave in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) will take effect on April 1, 2020. The Act will have a significant effect on self storage businesses and their employees. Read on to learn how the Act will affect you.You can find a full set of FAQs f...
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