Foreclosure: Your Rights

Since January 1st, 2013 under AB 2610 tenants in California are entitled to a minimum of 90 days notice before eviction. Leases must also be honored by new owners, with some exceptions.


City-level Just Cause for Eviction and Rent Control Ordinances

Tenants in cities with a 'Just Cause for Eviction' ordinance may be entitled to additional protections.  For tenants covered by a "just cause for eviction" law, foreclosure alone is not a basis for eviction. The cities below have some kind of "just cause" ordinance. Summaries of these laws are available in the Nolo Press California tenant rights handbook.

  1. Berkeley
  2. Beverly Hills
  3. East Palo Alto
  4. Glendale
  5. Hayward
  6. Los Angeles
  7. Maywood
  8. Oakland
  9. Palm Springs
  10. Richmond
  11. San Diego
  12. San Francisco
  13. Santa Monica
  14. Thousand Oaks
  15. West Hollywood

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