“Safer at Home Order” Details Released

Governor Evers’ “Safer at Home Order” has been released. Below is a quick summary of the highlights that impact the homebuilding industry after our initial first read. A detailed summary by WBA Outside Legal Counsel Robert Procter is forthcoming.

The order is in effect until April 24.

Essential Infrastructure

page 6-7
#10 lists “housing construction” under this category
Essential Government Functions

page 8
#12 lists “building inspectors” under this category
Essential Businesses and Operations

page 12-14
The following businesses are listed under this category
financial institutions and services hardware and supply stores (“construction materials” added from OH language per our request) critical trades supplies for essential businesses and operations professional services that include real estate services manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain for critical products and industries, as well as construction, are specifically mentioned

For additional questions and clarification, please feel free to read the order in its entirety.
A press release from Governor Evers is also available here.