Category: Oakland

Eviction Moratorium during the COVID-19 Pandemic

With COVID-19 ravaging the world, there is an eviction moratorium in many counties the Bay Area. Here we breakdown the current state of the law on evictions and the options for tenants facing financial hardship during the pandemic. SAN FRANCISCO Eviction Moratorium for Non-Payment of Rent  In March San Francisco issued an order placing a moratorium on evictions for non payment of rent where a tenant cannot pay rent due... Read More

Changes in Oakland Rent Ordinance for 2018

The City of Oakland has been active of late in updating their laws for tenants. Here is a brief rundown on some of the changes to keep you in the loop Uniform Relocation Ordinance In January of this year (2018) Oakland passed the Uniform Relocation Ordinance, which provides for mandatory relocation payments to displaced tenants facing Ellis Act, Owner Move-In Evictions, and condo conversions. Except for temporary code compliance displacements, which... Read More