UNLAWFUL DETAINER / EVICTIONS During COVID-19

As a result of the pandemic, there are 3 new laws that have been enacted regarding evictions:

1. AB3088, the Tenant, Homeowner, and Small Landlord Relief Act of 2020, was signed and became effective on August 31, 2020 [AB3088].

2. On September 1, 2020, the CDC issued an agency order, Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19, which became effective on September 4, 2020 [CDC Eviction Moratorium Order].

3. SB91, which made changes to the Tenant, Homeowner, and Small Landlord Relief Act of 2020, was signed and became effective on January 29, 2021 [SB91]

4. AB832, which made additional changes to the Tenant, Homeowner, and Small Landlord Relief Act of 2020 was signed and became effective on June 28, 2021 [AB832]

The following information is intended as a general guide and does not constitute legal advice.


AB3088/SB91/AB832:

Informational Sheet for Landlords

Informational Sheet for Tenants

AB3088 Notice from State of California

SB91 Notice from the State of California

AB832 Notice from the State of California

Declaration of COVID-19-Related Financial Distress

15-Day Notice [Protected Period]

15-Day Notice [Transitional Period]


CDC Eviction Moratorium Order:

Informational Sheet

Tenant Declaration

California Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Informational Sheet

Informational Sheet - Spanish

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