COVID-19 Resource Center


Cox, Castle & Nicholson attorneys are actively assisting clients on a wide array of business and legal challenges arising from the Coronavirus/COVID 19 (“COVID-19”) pandemic. Coordinating across multiple practice groups and industries, Cox Castle’s COVID-19 task force is keeping track of the latest developments with COVID-19, and working to provide the best advice possible to our clients in the real estate industry and beyond.  

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For additional resources, including shelter in place orders and commercial eviction restrictions, please click here. 

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Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Offer Immediate, Temporary Relief for Multifamily Rental Projects Impacted by COVID-19

Posted 3/26/2020

Update on California Income Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines; Property Tax Payments

Posted 3/23/2020

City Land Use and Planning Functions During Shelter In Place and Related COVID-19 Orders

Posted 3/20/2020

The U.S. Treasury Postpones the Federal April 15, 2020, Tax Filing and Tax Payment Deadlines

Posted 3/20/2020

Congress Passes Major COVID-19 Legislation Providing Emergency Family Medical and Sick Leave Benefits to Employees

Posted 3/19/2020

Cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco Announce Moratoriums on Commercial Tenant Evictions

Posted 3/18/2020

On March 16, 2020, the State of California issued an Executive Order authorizing local jurisdiction to implement measures to promote stability among residential and commercial tenants including allowing for a moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent and authorizing certain State agencies “to identify tools to afford Californians relief from the threat of residential foreclosure.” Several counties have enacted their own moratoriums on commercial tenant evictions, which can be found here.

City Land Use and Planning Functions During Shelter in Place and Related COVID-19 Orders

Posted 3/18/2020

SF Bay Area Shelter In Place Order

Posted 3/17/2020

Additional cities and counties have enacted their own “shelter in place” orders, which can be found here.

On March 19, 2020, the State of California issued an Executive Order instructing “all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors.” On March 22, 2020, the State Public Health Officer issued a list of “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.”

The U.S. Treasury and the California Franchise Tax Board Delay Tax Deadlines

Posted 3/17/2020

What To Consider In Light Of The Impact COVID-19 May Have On Your Business Operations

Posted 3/13/2020



We encourage you to reach out to your advisers at Cox Castle to discuss your specific business and legal needs.  Or reach out to our COVID-19 task force members, listed by subject matter and industry expertise:





Susan Davis

Common Interest Development and Hospitality

Paul Dubrasich and Paul Titcher


Rob Campbell

Contract Disputes/Litigation

Alicia Vaz


Cathy Moses


Keith Walker


Caroline Dreyfus and Doug Snyder


John Musitano

  Joint Venture and Funds

David Schwartzman, Doug Snyder and Chris Stark

Land Use

Alex DeGood


Scott Brooks, Corin Korenaga and Dan Villalpando

Multifamily Housing

Ofer Elitzur

Senior Housing

Kevin Kinigstein