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 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
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.