COVID-19 Eviction Suspensions & Free Eviction Resources for California
CDC Eviction order
The CDC has issued an order that precludes landlords from evicting a tenant if a tenant has signed a declaration attesting to certain critera.
Summary: California Eviction Resources
It's estimated that by October 2020, one in five Americans, as many as 23 million, may be facing eviction. We've searched the Internet to collect the best eviction defense and housing assistance resources. Here's what we found.
Best Web Resources on California Coronavirus Eviction Information
Here's the best info on evictions that we've found on the Internet for surviving the COVID-19 economic challenges.
California Legal Aid Office: LawHelpCA
Browse the website for California’s legal aid office, for the latest on covid 19 eviction help.
California’s Legal Aid office offers help on evictions.
California Eviction Law:
Nolo provides a detailed state specific description of the eviction process in California. You can also search the web for eviction law in Kern County, or California.
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers free links to local housing resources in California.
Just Shelter has organized links 600+ organizations working hard to preserve affordable housing, prevent eviction, and reduce family homelessness around the nation. Here's there info for California
The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) has made free their excellent book on "Surviving Debt" during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Other good Sources (via NCLC)
Analysis of CARES ACT Eviction Protections: The National Housing Law Center has issued an analysis of federal and state eviction suspensions.
Self-help and advocate eviction pleadings and forms: Go to lawhelpinteractive.org, click on the state on the map and search for self-represented or advocate materials. If there are forms available, you will be referred to the LSC-approved or court-approved websites where all forms are listed. Some states also have eviction expungement forms.
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project has a listing of enacted and pending state and local actions related to evictions.
Regional Housing Legal Services has an updated list of tenant protections during the emergency.
The Eviction Lab also has detailed state-by-state listings regarding renter protections during the emergency.
A state-by-state list of eviction moratoria is now published by the National Housing Law Project, researched by students at Columbia and University of Pennsylvania. It includes 24 categories of information concerning eviction for each state. more...