West Sacramento Coronavirus/COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium
West Sacramento tenants are protected from evictions related to Coronavirus/COVID-19 income disruptions. Through at least May 31, 2020, West Sacramento landlords shall not endeavor to evict tenant for non-payment of rent due to financial disruption related to Coronavirus/COVID-19.
To qualify for eviction protections, West Sacramento tenants must:
- Demonstrate that the Coronavirus/COVID-19 has impacted them;
- Before the day rent is due, provide to the landlord written notice of inability to pay rent due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 impact, with supporting documentation; and,
- Pays the portion of rent owed that the tenant is able to pay based on the amount of income received.
Under the West Sacramento Coronavirus/COVID-19 eviction moratorium, impacts include:
- Contracting Coronavirus/COVID-19;
- Caring for a household member who has Coronavirus/COVID-19;
- Suffering a layoff, loss of hours, or other income reduction due to Coronavirus/COVID-19;
- Complying with a government response measure to stay at home, self-quarantine, or avoid congregating with others; or,
- Missing work to care for a home-bound school-aged child.
Supporting documentation includes, paystubs, time cards, proof of medical care or quarantine, employer or school notes, or doctors citing the Coronavirus/COVID-19.
West Sacramento tenants have 120 days following the termination of the West Sacramento Coronavirus/COVID-19 eviction moratorium to pay any deferred rent.
West Sacramento joins numerous other California cities that have, or will soon pass, Coronavirus/COVID-19 eviction moratoriums, including San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, San Jose, Santa Monica, Culver City, Stockton, Sacramento, San Diego, Alameda, Burbank, Pasadena, Vallejo, Inglewood, Glendale, El Monte, South Pasadena, Richmond, Emeryville, Ojai, Palo Alto, Clearlake, Palm Springs, Goleta, Santa Ana, and Los Angeles.
If you are a West Sacramento tenant with questions about your rights under the West Sacramento Coronavirus/COVID-19 eviction moratorium or have questions about California Rent Control (AB 1482), contact Astanehe Law to speak with a tenant attorney.
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