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Covid-19 Eviction Moratoriums by City

Via Apartment Owner’s Association


Cities across the state have announced moratoriums on residential evictions due to those impacted financially by coronavirus.  This information is fluid and will likely be updated several times as more information comes in.

Los Angeles – Sunday, March 15, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti tonight issued a moratorium on evictions and wide bans on dine-in restaurants and entertainment facilities in the city. The order came just minutes after L.A. County officials announced they were shutting down all offices starting [Monday, March 16th]…”L.A will also roll out a loan program later this week to assist the city’s 400 hardest-hit small businesses,” Garcetti said.

San Francisco – Friday, March 13, Mayor London N. Breed announced a moratorium on residential evictions related to financial impacts caused by COVID-19. The moratorium will prevent any resident from being evicted due to a loss of income related to a business closure, loss of hours or wages, layoffs, or out-of-pocket medical costs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayor issued this moratorium under the powers of the Local Emergency she declared on February 25th.

Santa Monica – Monday, March 16, effective at noon, City of Santa Monica issued a supplement to the local emergency proclamation that requires two week closure of [non-essential businesses].

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