The federal eviction moratorium has been extended once more until the end of July, giving tenants more time to get back on their feet and giving states more time to distribute emergency rental assistance. Though this is welcome news for struggling tenants, eviction moratoriums are not without negative consequences.
Governor Gavin Newsom doesn’t want it to happen. Neither do powerful leaders in the state Legislature. Tenant groups desperately want to prevent it, and landlord …
Owners and Renters of 6.2 Million Units in Small Buildings Are Particularly Vulnerable during the Pandemic
Thirty-four percent of landlords of two-to-four-unit buildings are older than 65 and are mostly retired and unlikely to have another source of income.