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 Mateo County Supervisors Approve Grant Program For Small LandlordsA program to assist small landlords financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was approved Tuesday by San Mateo County supervisors.
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.
Uncertainty Widespread Over Eviction Ban Expiration, Even After Bill's PassageTuesday is full of uncertainty for thousands of renters across the North Bay and beyond as a statewide temporary ban on evictions expires at midnight.
In Bay Area's COVID-19 Rental Market Renters Suddenly Have More Negotiating PowerThe economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has caused the Bay Area's once skyrocketing rental housing market to come back to Earth.
Marin County Supes Extend Eviction Moratorium Through September 30The Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday extended a county eviction moratorium for the fourth time for residents economically suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
San Mateo County Extends Eviction Moratorium Through End Of AugustSan Mateo County’s Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to extend the countywide moratorium on residential evictions from July 28 to Aug. 31.
Oakland Renters Block Visits By Property Investors Over COVID-19 FearsSome renters in Oakland say their building owners are putting their health at risk. investors want to tour their apartments. The tenants are now determined to block them.
Coronavirus Update: Marin County Supervisors Extend Eviction ProtectionsThe Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed an amended resolution that further protects tenants from being evicted because of lost income related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
California Homeowners Wonder How To Pay Mortgage As Renters Withhold Payments Amid Coronavirus ShelteringMore than one million Californians have already filed for unemployment amid the coronavirus shelter-in-place order. That massive loss of income has many wondering how to pay bills that are due next week.
Oakland Approves Ban On Background Checks For Prospective RentersFollowing a unanimous vote by the city council Tuesday night, Oakland has now become the first city in California to ban criminal background checks on potential renters.
California May Soon Pass Statewide Rent Control BillGovernor Gavin Newsom reached an agreement with large landlord and tenant advocacy groups to advance a rent control bill.
El Cerrito Considering Measures To Assist RentersA package of measures intended to assist renters - including a rent registry and a just cause for eviction ordinance—will be considered Tuesday by the El Cerrito City Council.
VIDEO: Tahoe Bear Opens Car Door To Get A Bag Of SnacksA surveillance camera outside a cabin in Lake Tahoe caught a bear opening a car door as casually as a guy going to the fridge for a midnight snack.
San Jose City Council Approves Renter Protection MeasuresSan Jose City Council narrowly passed two measures Tuesday night designed to protect hundreds of thousands of renters in the city with stricter regulations for evictions.