Tenant Protection Act of 2020
Text of AB3088, Tenant Protection Act of 2020
Chart from Marin County-timeline with requirements. AB3088: the COVID-19 tenant Relief Act of 2020
Marin County Tenant Declaration form
California Department of Real Estate
Bay Area Legal Aid. Resources and News for Tenants
Bay Area Legal Aid. Self Help Eviction Defense. Unlawful Detainer Answer Packet
City of Novato passed Urgency Legislation limiting rent increases in Tracts 1032, 1042, and 1022.03.
Full text of Ordinance available: HERE
TENANT & LANDLORD INFORMATION
Eviction Moratorium Extended Through September 30, 2021. NEW LAWS APPLY to EVICTION CASES: HERE
Legal Services of Northern California has put together two videos related to the passage of AB 832, which extends COVID-19 renter protections through September 30, 2021.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaI4UsWZTB0 in English
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaI4UsWZTB0 en Espanol
January 28, 2021: a new bill, SB91, extends eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021. See text: HERE
August 31, 2020: a new bill, AB 3088, protects tenants from evictions and homeowners from foreclosures until February 1, 2021. The inability to pay rent must be related to an economic hardship between March 4 – August 31, 2020 and tenants must sign a declaration of hardship according to the legislature’s timelines. For a COVID-19 related hardship experienced between September 1, 2020 and January 31, 2021 tenants must pay at least 25 percent of the rent due to avoid eviction after February 1, 2021 for the unpaid rent.
Marin County Renter and landlord resources, including information about the temporary emergency ban on evictions due to COVID-19, are available HERE.
Information about the Emergency Rental Assistance Program in Marin, including how to apply, may be found HERE.
Marin County Steadfast in Prioritizing Tenant Protections
See News Release: HERE
See Governor's News Release: HERE
See Full Text of AB 3088: HERE
For Additional Information see the State of California
Tenant & Landlord Resources Guide: HERE
Additional Resources from Stanford Law School and the Pew Foundation: HERE
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) debuted a new tool (www.consumerfinance.gov/renthelp) that allows renters and landlords to find rental assistance programs in their area.