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COVID-19 and Lease Termination Many tenants believe that due to the pandemic, they can terminate their fixed term lease without consequences. This clearly is not the case. Under the Tenant Relief Act, AB 3088, if a tenant has an inability to pay the rent due to the pandemic, the rent will be deferred. It is…

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California’s Rent Strike: Who Pays and How it Works

The below was written by Nigel Duara, CalMatters on September 25, 2020. CalMatters.org is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media venture explaining California policies and politics. This article is part of The California Divide, a collaboration among newsrooms examining income inequity and economic survival in California. For more information, visit www.CalMatters.org. Once a fringe tactic, rent strikes…

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AB 3088 – COVID-19 TENANT RELIEF ACT OF 2020

Evictions Under the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act  Extends notice period from 3 to 15 days (not including weekends or holidays) to provide tenant additional time to either pay or provide declaration of hardship in response to landlord’s notice to pay rent or quit. Tenant cannot be evicted for nonpayment due to a COVID-19 related hardship…

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