Florida Governor Signs Bill Terminating Rental Agreements Upon Foreclosure

Tallahassee, Florida — Governor Rick Scott signed HB 779 into Florida law on Tuesday, replacing the expired Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure Act of 2009 (“PTFA”). Under the bill, when a foreclosed home is sold, the new owner must provide any existing tenants at least thirty days to vacate the residence.  The statute, s. 83.561, titled “Termination …