LA COUNTY EVICTION MORATORIUM TENANT BILL OF RIGHTS AN FAQ

WHAT IS THE L.A. COUNTY TEMPORARY EVICTION MORATORIUM?

The Los Angeles County Temporary Eviction Moratorium, effective March 4, 2020 to September 30, 2020, implements a Countywide ban on evictions for residential and commercial tenants, including mobile home space renters. During the moratorium, tenants may not be evicted for COVID 19 related non-payment of rent, as well as no fault reasons, nuisance, unauthorized occupants or pets, if related to COVID-19. The moratorium may be extended by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors on a month-to-month basis.

HOW DOES THE TEMPORARY MORATORIUM WORK?

Tenants must notify their landlord within 7 days after their rent is due, unless extenuating circumstances exist, that they are unable to pay due to a loss of income related to COVID-19. Tenants will have twelve (12) months following the end of the moratorium period to pay back any amount due.

SELF-CERTIFICATION TEMPLATE

You can use this template (En español) to notify your landlord of your inability to pay rent.

HOW LONG WILL THE TEMPORARY MORATORIUM LAST?

The temporary moratorium is effective from March 4, 2020 through September 30, 2020, and may be extended by the Board of Supervisors on a month-to-month basis.

WE CAN ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

Call a Rent Stabilization counselor at (833) 223-RENT (7368)
Email us: rent@dcba.lacounty.gov

WHAT OTHER CITIES IN L.A. COUNTY HAVE A TEMPORARY EVICTION MORATORIUM?

LA County Board of Supervisors enacted a temporary eviction moratorium for LA County. These protections went into affect March 4, 2020 and will continue until October 31, 2020, and may be extended upon review of the Board of a month-to-month basis. As a residential or commercial tenant in LA County, you have the following rights: 

MORATORIUM TENANT BILL OF RIGHTS.pdf

MORATORIA DE DESALOJO DEL CONDADO DE LOS ANGELES.pdf

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