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

October 21, 2021 | Comments Off on 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 between landlords and county officials. Alameda County and Oakland eviction bans now are…

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Gov. Newsom vetoes eviction-delay legislation

October 14, 2021 | Comments Off on 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. Although the bill ultimately won…

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

October 11, 2021 | Comments Off on 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 bills earns customers forgiveness on one-twelfth (1/12) of their total eligible…

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Emotional Support Animals and the Fair Housing Act

September 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Emotional Support Animals and the Fair Housing Act

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

September 29, 2021 | Comments Off on 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 the inability to collect rent, but the ongoing…

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City of Hayward Workshop:Know your Tenant’s rights

September 28, 2021 | Comments Off on City of Hayward Workshop:Know your Tenant’s rights

Get information related to: Evictions Rent increases Repairs and Habitability Harassment and more!

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City of Hayward Online Housing Workshop

September 28, 2021 | Comments Off on City of Hayward Online Housing Workshop

The workshops will be conducted via zoom, we encouraged interested participants to register ahead using the following links: Time: 6:00PM – PST Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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

August 30, 2021 | Comments Off on 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

August 30, 2021 | Comments Off on 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, although several have recently decided to have the state administer…

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Downtown Hayward Street Party-Aug 19

August 10, 2021 | Comments Off on 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 the Street Party Series over…

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