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A limited Bay Area eviction ban remains in place, but for how long?

A limited Bay Area eviction ban remains in place, but for how long? By LOUIS HANSEN | lhansen@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: October 14, 2021 at 6:10 a.m. | UPDATED: October 14, 2021 at 7:05 a.m. Although California’s eviction moratorium ended last month, many Alameda County tenants are still covered by a local ban that has ignited a growing fight…

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Gov. Newsom vetoes eviction-delay legislation

Gov. Newsom vetoes eviction-delay legislation The California Apartment Association has defeated legislation that would have provided free legal representation to tenants who face eviction and claim they can’t pay the rent. In a CAA-led grassroots campaign this summer, thousands of rental housing providers urged lawmakers to reject the proposal, AB 1487 by Assemblyman Jesse Gabriel, D-Van Nuys.…

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Assistance available to EBCE and PG&E customers behind on their bills

Assistance available to EBCE and PG&E customers behind on their bills Content: The Stack East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) residential customers who are behind on their bills can take advantage of a new statewide program aimed at helping relieve their debt. Through the program, each on-time payment of future…

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Emotional Support Animals and the Fair Housing Act

Emotional Support Animals and the Fair Housing Act By The Fair Housing Institute Emotional support animals, rental housing issues and the Fair Housing Act create more questions than just about any other topic we see. Here is some help with the issues and remember this is not legal advice so check with your attorney on specifics.…

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6 Lessons For Landlords from the COVID-19 Pandemic

6 Lessons For Landlords from the COVID-19 Pandemic By Cherrie Tan McManis Faulker – Rental Housing Journal COVID-19 created a perfect storm for landlords, many of whom were thrown curveball after curveball, requiring them to adjust on the fly for their renters. The most challenging part for a landlord during the pandemic has not been…

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City of Hayward Workshop:Know your Tenant’s rights

City of Hayward Workshop:Know your Tenant’s rights   Know Your Tenants’ Rights! Get information related to: Evictions Rent increases Repairs and Habitability Harassment and more! Get your questions answered by ECHO Housing staff! https://hayward.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Uh_msFrMTFCEwRYjG3MmSg Categories Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month October 2021 September 2021 August 2021 July 2021

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City of Hayward Online Housing Workshop

City of Hayward Online Housing Workshop The City of Hayward invites you to its monthly Online Informational Housing Workshops (please see flyers attached). We continue with a series of three (3) new workshops in October and we’ll be sharing information related to the City’s housing services and other important housing topics. October’s workshops will cover various topics related to…

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Supreme Court blocks federal eviction moratorium, Calif.’s still in effect

August 27, 2021 Although the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the CDC’s federal eviction moratorium, California’s own COVID-19 eviction restrictions will remain in effect through the end of September. A divided High Court ended the Biden Administration’s eviction ban that took effect Aug. 3 and was slated to last until Oct. 3. This revised…

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Local governments line up to join state’s COVID rent-relief program

Local governments line up to join state’s COVID rent-relief program Is COVID-19 rent relief money finally getting out? The answer is yes, but the speed of disbursement varies greatly by location. While most of the state falls under California’s own rental assistance program, some of the state’s cities and counties decided to go it alone,…

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Downtown Hayward Street Party-Aug 19

Downtown Hayward Street Party-Aug 19       Hayward will celebrate its recovery from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic with one of its traditional Chamber of Commerce-led Downtown Hayward Street Parties from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19. The event will have all of the elements Hayward residents have come to expect from…

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