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:

  1. Demonstrate that the Coronavirus/COVID-19 has impacted them;
  2. 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,
  3. 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:

  1. Contracting Coronavirus/COVID-19;
  2. Caring for a household member who has Coronavirus/COVID-19;
  3. Suffering a layoff, loss of hours, or other income reduction due to Coronavirus/COVID-19;
  4. Complying with a government response measure to stay at home, self-quarantine, or avoid congregating with others; or,
  5. 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 FranciscoOaklandBerkeleySan JoseSanta MonicaCulver CityStocktonSacramentoSan DiegoAlamedaBurbankPasadenaVallejoInglewoodGlendaleEl MonteSouth PasadenaRichmondEmeryvilleOjaiPalo AltoClearlakePalm Springs, Goleta, Santa Ana, and Los Angeles.

Click here to read the unabridged West Sacramento Coronavirus/COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium.

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.