Activists Briefly Disrupt Virtual Court Proceeding For Evictions in MartinezA group of tenant rights activists attempted to disrupt a Contra Costa County virtual courtroom Friday to protest ongoing evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Evictions: California Lawmakers Agree To Help Cover Some Unpaid RentCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday agreed to use $2.6 billion in federal stimulus money to pay off up to 80% of some tenants' unpaid rent — but only if landlords agree to forgive the rest of their debt.
COVID Housing: California To Extend Eviction Moratorium To June 30California would extend eviction protections through the end of June while using federal money to pay off up to 80% of most tenants' unpaid rent, according to a proposal being negotiated.
Project Home: Small Bay Area Landlords Warn Of Evictions Without Federal HelpThey’re urging lawmakers to give their tenants cash or rental vouchers so they don’t have to push people out.
COVID Pandemic: Tenants Advocates, Lawmakers Trying To Avert 'Tsunami Of Evictions' When Moratorium EndsMillions of Californians are behind on their rent as a result of the pandemic and the state’s moratorium on evictions is scheduled to end January 31. Now, lawmakers have introduced a bill that would extend it for another year.
San Francisco Mayor Breed Announces Extension Of Commercial Eviction MoratoriumMayor London Breed on Tuesday authorized a 60-day extension of San Francisco's commercial eviction moratorium during the coronavirus pandemic, pushing the expiration date from September 30 to November 30.
COVID Reopenings: Contra Costa Supervisors Vote To Extend COVID Rent Moritorium Through January 2021The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday extended protections for residential tenants who can show they are missing rent payments due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic through January 2021.
Newsom Offers Clarification On COVID Eviction Protection, Unveils Website For Tenants, LandlordsCalifornia renters and landlords facing hardships because of the coronavirus pandemic are the focus of a new effort by the state to clarify the state's evictions laws and direct them to resources available.
COVID-19 Reopenings: State Lawmakers Pass; Gov. Newsom Signs Eviction Relief BillCalifornians who haven't paid their rent since March 1 because of the coronavirus could stay in their homes through at least Jan. 31 under a bill the state Legislature passed and Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law late Monday -- one day before statewide eviction protections are set to expire.
New State Bill Would Extend Evictions Moratorium 5 MonthsA newly-proposed bill would temporarily protect people from COVID-related evictions until February of 2021. Gov. Newsom considers it a compromise bill to help tenants while balancing the impact on landlords.
Santa Cruz County Extends Eviction Moratorium Through SeptemberThe Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday an extension for a moratorium on residential and commercial evictions until Sept. 30.
California Judicial Council Votes To End Eviction Protections As Lawmakers Mull FixCalifornia will resume eviction and foreclosure proceedings on Sept. 2, stoking fears of a wave of evictions during the coronavirus pandemic unless the governor and state Legislature can agree on a proposal to extend protections into 2021.
Tenants Face Imminent Evictions If State Lawmakers Don't Act QuicklyThe clock is running out on eviction protections for tenants in California, with the current statewide moratorium set to expire on August 14th.
Contra Costa Supervisors Extend Moratorium On Evictions, Rent Increases Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe supervisors first approved the eviction moratorium and rent freeze in March, as the pandemic was beginning, and extended them in May.
Santa Clara County Pushing For Extension To Eviction MoratoriumWith unemployment numbers spiking in California, Santa Clara County will be voting on a measure that will help keep people in their homes, even if they can't pay the rent.