With California courts poised to restart eviction and foreclosure proceedings on September 1, Governor Gavin Newsom has scrapped Assembly Bill 1436 in favor of an eleventh-hour legislative deal that may still lead to waves of eviction and displacement during the coronavirus pandemic.
With California courts poised to restart eviction and foreclosure proceedings on September 1, Assembly Bill 1436, the last hope in the State Legislature to prevent a catastrophic displacement crisis, faces a steep challenge. AB 1436, authored by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco), would... continue reading
A Sacramento Superior Court judge ruled Friday to pull a citizen’s initiative charter amendment from the ballot after the City of Sacramento sued to remove it. The ballot measure, which would have enacted rent control in Sacramento if approved by voters, was validated by over 50,000 signatures from... continue reading
As a staff and coalition of housing justice organizations rooted in BIPOC communities, we are crushed & angered by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Nina Pop, David McAtee, Sean Monterrosa, George Forbes, Rayshard Brooks, Rem’mie Fells, Riah Milton, & so many more... continue reading
Update (8/5/2020): We are making three emergency demands. Please sign these petitions and share with your friends, family, neighbors and communities.
1. Demand the Judicial Council preserve Emergency Rules 1 & 2 and keep courts closed for eviction proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic.