The eviction cliff is rapidly approaching, and many of our neighbors are at risk. With the statewide eviction moratorium set to expire on January 31, thousands of Bay Area families face the very real danger of being forced from their homes.
[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
Three Steps to Stop Pandemic Evictions
Three quick steps in three easy minutes can make all the difference this month in stopping a wave of pandemic evictions. We need your help!
“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
Lawmakers propose new eviction protections
California lawmakers are rolling out a series of new bills aimed at easing the state’s housing crisis by helping renters who face eviction.
Assembly Bill 2343 was introduced by Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, and co-authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley.
If passed, the bill would extend the period of time that tenants have to respond to eviction lawsuits so they can present a legitimate defense. It would also give them more time to pay their rent or comply with other contractual obligations in the lease.