California

A coalition of volunteer lawyers have come together to aid Angelenos through their legal troubles during the novel coronavirus, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday. Renters facing trouble...
The coronavirus pandemic is claiming financial casualties among families who were already battling poverty. A mother of six, had police officers at her door repeatedly to enforce an eviction. It is a...
The city of Los Angeles has passed a couple of local emergency measures to try to thwart evictions, and it’s giving renters time to pay back any rent payments they might miss during the outbreak...
Not long after L.A. County reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases on Friday, Davon Brown decided he was done putting himself at risk. He went to The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles. Joined by...
Despite California’s freeze on most evictions during the COVID-19 crisis, some landlords are sending legal notices saying they’ll start the eviction process unless the tenant pays up within 72 hours...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new statewide program that would move homeless residents into hotel rooms to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In the April 3 announcement, the state set a goal...
As the coronavirus pandemic has forced most people to stay at home, there's been a spike in calls to L.A. County's domestic violence hotline, as well as to some shelters for abused women. "We've...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom had harsh words Saturday for cities he accused of blocking the conversion of hotels and motels for emergency housing. “What is at stake right now takes this outside the...
Evictions are a critical issue during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite a moratorium on evictions from California Governor Gavin Newsom, renters are still worried about paying rent. For their part,...
Top Democrats in the California Legislature David Chiu and Senator Scott Wiener voice concern that Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order temporarily protecting tenants who can’t afford rent because...

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