Innovative tenant relief / Update from One San Mateo


As you are certainly aware at this point, the COVID crisis has put enormous pressure on lower income members of the community, many of whom have had their hours reduced or are completely without work.  They struggle to feed their families, pay their utility bills, and meet their rent.  In an effort to address these hardships, concerned politicians at all levels have worked to develop various forms of relief.

[EVENT] Eviction tsunami looms – Attend action 8.21.20 to stop the wave


Renters by the thousands are at immediate risk.  Unless our Supervisors take action now, a tsunami of evictions will begin crashing all around us, forcing families from their homes and leaving many without a place to live. The People’s Alliance of San Mateo County (PASMC), in conjunction with LUNA and El Comite de Vecinos, is planning … Continue reading [EVENT] Eviction tsunami looms – Attend action 8.21.20 to stop the wave

Evictions


“This is the worst economic crisis the United States has seen in generations. […] If nothing else changes and evictions continue as normal, then this public health crisis will turn into a full-blown homelessness crisis.”–Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City