California

One hotel emptied its rooms in late August. Another did so last week. A third is winding down this week. It’s the beginning of the end for L.A. County’s Project Roomkey, the $100-million-plus program...
A new state law and a federal order from the Centers for Disease Control will help protect tenants from eviction during the next few months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between the two of them, any...
With housing courts set to reopen on Sept. 1 , thousands of tenants in San Diego now face possible eviction. Greg Knoll, executive director of the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, sees the two bills...
Angel Trejo, a homeless man who lives near a hand-washing station that’s located under a 101 Freeway underpass near Echo Park, says he doesn’t use it because it’s often missing soap or water. He...
According to the latest COVID-19 case data by race/ethnicity released by the County of Sonoma, the Latinx/Hispanic population currently accounts for 51% of the coronavirus cases in the county,...
“Scammers are like vampires who bleed their victims not just of money but of hope and self-respect,” said Sandy Close, director of Ethnic Media Services. Close urged media participants “to shine a...
As the coronavirus continues to sicken Californians, the state mistakenly terminated or reduced health insurance benefits for thousands of low-income people. A spokesperson for the California...
According to a study by the consulting firm Stout, over 40% of California’s renters are currently unable to pay their full rent and are at risk of eviction. In San Diego, with its already elevated...
Bay Area college students, already disrupted by the pandemic, are struggling to renegotiate tightly-drawn leases signed before the crisis. Lawyers and renter advocates say students at universities in...
Long Beach City Council looks to modify the city’s eviction moratorium for those impacted by COVID-19 set to expire July 31, in anticipation that the county’s ordinance may not provide the same...

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