April 6, 2020
On March 16, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order in response to the Covid-19 pandemic that permitted local governments to pass ordinances which imposed substantive limitations on residential and commercial evictions of tenants affected by the pandemic. A number of cities, in short order, passed such ordinances. Oakland’s ordinance is summarized below. Similar ordinances implemented by a number of Bay Area cities follow the summary, with links to the ordinances themselves. Read more.
Similar Ordinances Enacted by other Bay Area Cities - See Links Below.
Charles A. Alfonzo