Support for LAist comes from
True LA stories, powered by you
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Gov. Newsom Signs Eviction Relief Bill Into Law

5f33202e41679400084bf48b-eight.jpg
An eviction notice and paperwork. (Chava Sanchez/LAist)
LAist relies on reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

A law designed to prevent evictions was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom late last night. The measure protects tenants from being evicted for failing to pay rent between March and August of this year.

"COVID-19 has impacted everyone in California - but some bear much more of the burden than others, especially tenants struggling to stitch together the monthly rent, and they deserve protection from eviction," Gov. Newsom said shortly after signing the bill.

Going forward, they’ll need to start paying a portion of their rent bill.

READ THE FULL STORY:

MORE ON EVICTIONS AND HOUSING:

Support for LAist comes from

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter. To support our non-profit public service journalism: Donate Now.