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California Bill to Extend Ban on Renter Evictions in Pandemic Spurs Landlord Concerns
Legislation Would Prohibit ‘Unlawful Detainer’ Court Actions to Evict Residential Tenants.
A newly-erected fence blocks the front of a vacant home that Moms 4 Housing activists occupied during a months-long protest which ended in a court ordered eviction, in Oakland, California on January 28, 2020. – According to city officials, an estimated 4,071 people were living on the street, in shelters or in their cars in 2019 in Oakland, a 47 percent increase in two years. Activists, however, estimate the number is probably higher than 6,000, as many people in the city that has a population of 425,000 sleep on someone’s couch or in a hotel and are not included in the official count. (Photo by Philip Pacheco / AFP) (Photo by PHILIP PACHECO/AFP via Getty Images)