SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the
COVID-19 State of Emergency will end on February 28, 2023,
charting the path to phasing out one of the most effective and
necessary tools that California has used to combat
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that invalidated
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) eviction
moratorium, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD) is using every tool at our disposal to help safeguard the
millions of the nation’s individuals and families now in danger
of losing their homes.
California Attorney General Rob Bonta today issued a consumer
alert reminding California’s tenants and homeowners of their
rights and protections amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The Attorney
General recognizes that families across the state may be facing
difficulty affording rent and mortgage payments, including as the
result of layoffs, reduced working hours, and other economic
impacts of COVID-19. Attorney General Bonta provides the
following information to help Californians understand the
protections in place that can help prevent evictions and
foreclosures during the pandemic.
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
(GO-Biz) has compiled helpful information for employers,
employees, and all Californians as it relates to the Coronavirus
(COVID-19) pandemic. For a complete list of resources, please
visit the California
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response website.
As we reach 20 million vaccines administered and COVID-19 case
rates and hospitalizations have stabilized, California is looking
to move beyond the Blueprint for a Safer Economy to fully
reopening our economy. On June 15, all industries across the
state can return to usual operations with common-sense risk
reduction measures such as masking and vaccinations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Acting Director Dave Uejio and Federal Trade Commission Acting
Chairwoman Rebecca Slaughter issued a joint statement regarding
their agencies’ work to help stop illegal evictions and protect
American consumers facing economic hardship due to COVID-19.
As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches the one-year mark, federal,
state and local governments have spent the last year continually
developing new laws, regulations, ordinances, orders, and
countless “guidance” documents and updates. It’s difficult,
if not overwhelming at times, for employers to track the sheer
number of resources.
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is providing these
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) as guidance regarding the
requirements of the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program
established by section 501 of Division N of the Consolidated
Appropriations Act, 2021, Pub. L. No. 116-260 (Dec. 27, 2020)
(the “Act”). These FAQ will be supplemented by additional
guidance and FAQ on a rolling basis.
Subtitle B of the COVID-19 Stimulus Package would provide a
temporary extension of the CDC eviction moratorium and establish
an emergency rental assistance program through the Department of
Treasury, which would provide $25 billion to help families and
individuals pay their rent and utility bills and remain stably
housed, while also helping rental property owners of all sizes
continue to cover their costs, including the costs of necessary
to ensure residents’ health and safety.
Guidelines from the State of California are guidelines only, and
each county Public Health Officer will issue guidelines for
opening all of the various Phase 3 services that will
apply to their respective county. Parkowners should check with
their County Health Officer website for guidance that applies to
each county. Parkowners may also want to check each city website
to see if their cities have issued their guidelines on
opening up Phase 3 services.
On May 29, Governor Gavin Newsom extended an executive order from
March 16 that cleared the way for local governments to enact
COVID-19 related eviction moratoria. The order had been set to
expire Sunday but will now remain in effect through July 28. Most
locally approved eviction moratoria were set to expire May 31,
2020 in line with Newsom’s March executive order. However, since
that order has now been renewed, local eviction moratoria that
were tied to the order also will remain in place.
Given the extraordinary nature of the COVID-19 emergency, the
California Department of Housing and Community Development’s
Asset Management and Compliance Branch has created guidance
related to asset management and compliance functions for projects
in HCD’s portfolio.
The Governor’s order which was issued yesterday, March 19, 2020,
Executive Order N-33-20, is a “stay at home” order. What does it
mean for mobilehome owners and managers? While it’s not yet
completely clear, the order, and materials referenced in it, and
the Governor’s press release seem to indicate that California
property owners and managers can continue to do business to keep
office and apartment buildings, condominiums, mixed use
facilities, self-storage facilities, retail centers and shopping
malls (mobilehome parks would be included in this group,)
functioning but only:
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