COVID: Contra Costa Supervisors Mull Extension Of Eviction Moratorium Past SeptemberThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider adopting a new urgency ordinance extending a temporary prohibition on certain evictions of residential and small-business commercial tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Impact: Rep. Barbara Lee Calls for Extension of Eviction MoratoriumJoining a chorus of voices growing since the eviction moratorium expired, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, called upon the White House and the Centers for Disease Control on Sunday to extend it.
COVID Recovery: Newsom, Lawmakers Reach Deal On Extending Eviction Moratorium Through SeptemberGov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders announced a plan to extend the state's COVID-19 eviction moratorium through the end of September, days before it was set to expire.
Supe Says San Francisco Rent Relief Programs Will Reach Only A Third Of Tenants In NeedJust one-third of tenants in San Francisco behind on rent will see any kind of help from local and state rent relief programs, which remain underfunded, San Francisco Supervisor Dean Preston said Wednesday.
Santa Clara County Extends Eviction Moratorium In Unincorporated Areas Through SeptemberSanta Clara County has passed an eviction moratorium for unincorporated areas of the county as the state's tenant protections are set to expire at the end of the month.
Newsom Wants State To Pay Past Due Rent, Extend Eviction Protections Past JuneWith a possible eviction crisis looming across the nation, Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will pay off all the past-due rent that accumulated in the nation's most populated state because of the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium; What Does It Mean For Bay Area Renters?A federal judge ruled Wednesday the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has no authority to impose a nationwide eviction moratorium, saying the public health agency doesn’t have the constitutional right to stop evictions.
COVID Housing: San Mateo Advocates Call For Extension Of Renter Protections Past JuneDozens of advocates and residents on Tuesday urged San Mateo County supervisors to extend renter protections after the statewide eviction moratorium expires at the end of June.
East Bay Renters Lose Home Despite Statewide Eviction MoratoriumHousing advocates in Contra Costa County are warning that property owners are using loopholes in the state's eviction moratorium to force renters from their homes.
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.