by Paul Bergeron
May 1 is an important milestone in the path of the pandemic in the U.S. In mid-April, President Trump told the nation’s governors that they could begin reopening businesses, if not earlier should they so choose. A number of states saw it as a green light and moved forward, even in advance of May 1—most notably Georgia, which allowed hair and nail salons, gyms, bowling alleys and tattoo parlors to open on April 24 followed by restaurants on April 27. However, as of May 1, 15 states had announced reopening plans and schedules.
For many apartment owners, this means preparing to open their communities and regional and corporate offices in the days after shelter-in-place policies are lifted in their states—whether or not they are fully comfortable with the state’s policy. To read the entire article, click the link to NMHC.