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Housing / Land Use

Court order postpones evictions

For a limited time, renters are protected if their inability to pay is related to COVID-19. But they’ll still be responsible for unpaid rent.

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Government / Politics

Governor Newsom issues statewide moratorium on evictions

Order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent and prohibits enforcement of evictions by law enforcement or courts. It also requires tenants to declare in writing, no more than seven days after the rent comes due, that the tenant cannot pay all or part of their rent due to COVID-19.

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San Benito County Association of Realtors goes for affordable housing grant

Potential $50,000 in grant funding could go to first time homebuyers if approved.