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San Francisco Coronavirus/COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium Extended

San Francisco Coronavirus COVID19 Eviction Moratorium Extended

On April 22, 2020, San Francisco Mayor London Breed extended the previously enacted San Francisco Coronavirus/COVID-19 eviction moratorium until May 22, 2020.  The moratorium protects San Francisco tenants impacted by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic by prohibiting evictions of San Francisco tenants who suffered loss of income due to business closure, reduction ...

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San Francisco Rent Controlled Tenants Protected by Coronavirus/COVID-19 Rent Increase Moratorium

San Francisco Coronavirus COVID19 Rent Increase Freeze

Effective April 7, 2020, San Francisco landlords may not impose rent increases on San Francisco tenants covered by San Francisco rent control during the COVID-19 state of emergency. While San Francisco tenants are protected from rent increase during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, the rent increase is deferred until after the San ...

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San Francisco Superior Court Suspends Virtually All Evictions of San Francisco Tenants Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As of March 18, 2020, the San Francisco Superior Court has suspended eviction litigation in response to the Coronavirus.  The court has stayed, or suspended, all unlawful detainer (eviction) actions for 90 days.  However, eviction cases resulting from violence, threats of violence, or health and safety issues may proceed. Previously, ...

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Halt to All No-Fault Evictions May Become Reality for San Francisco Tenants During Coronavirus Outbreak

San Francisco Coronavirus Eviction Moratorium

Although tenants in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Santa Monica, and Los Angeles are, or will soon be, protected from Coronavirus related evictions, these temporary eviction moratoriums are limited in scope. They only apply to a narrow type of eviction – nonpayment of rent resulting from Coronavirus income disruption. Unscrupulous ...

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San Francisco Tenants Now Protected by Coronavirus Eviction Moratorium

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On Friday, March 13, 2020, Mayor London Breed enacted a moratorium on residential evictions related to financial impacts and disruption caused by Coronavirus.  Effective immediately, the San Francisco Coronavirus eviction moratorium prohibits evictions of San Francisco tenants who suffered loss of income due to business closure, reduction of hours or ...

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San Francisco Employee Paid Leave During Coronavirus Crisis

San Francisco Employee Leave Coronavirus

Among the Coronavirus’ many effects – which include suspending the NBA, stymieing global travel, and promoting eviction moratoriums – numerous California employers, like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Salesforce, are requesting employees work from home.  Now, multiple California employees must acclimate to working from home.  However, employers are not ordering all ...

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San Francisco Tenants Affected by Coronavirus to Likely Gain Eviction Protections

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With the Coronavirus outbreak and the disease it causes – COVID 19 – rapidly spreading across San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, many local government officials have announced recommendations to reduce the spread and prevent person to person transmission. These measures range from small, such as frequent hand washing, to ...

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San Francisco Security Deposit Interest

San Francisco Security Deposit Interest

The San Francisco Rent Ordinance requires landlords to pay tenants interest on their security deposits. San Francisco Administrative Code § 49.2.  This law applies to all residential tenancies in San Francisco, even tenants not covered by other provisions of the San Francisco Rent Ordinance.   However, this law does not cover tenants ...

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San Francisco Tenant Buyout Ordinance Amendments Slated for 2020

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On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved several amendments to San Francisco’s tenant buyout ordinance, which is part of the San Francisco Rent Ordinance. Introduced by Supervisor Hillary Ronen, the amendments, which include defining certain eviction lawsuit settlements as buyout agreements and allowing tenants ...

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