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State Legislature approves — and limits — eviction protections amid pandemic

Original post made on Sep 2, 2020

Hours before California's eviction ban was set to expire, state legislators approved a bill Monday that will both extend and limit protections to tenants who can't pay their rent because of pandemic-related hardships.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 31, 2020, 10:38 PM

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Posted by Native to the BAY
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Sep 2, 2020 at 10:25 am

Native to the BAY is a registered user.

And yet Palo Alto property owners continue to deny S8 federally backed housing (HUD) vouchers for regular folk with guaranteed, on-time rent payments -- AND all through this pandemic too. It's sickening really. There are hundreds of families in Santa Clara County who have the voucher but not a place to call home. Economic discrimination is what it is. And we know what that means. Minorities, black, brown, single parents, elderly who can't get into stable, safe housing. I don't believe one yard sign staked in a yard: "Black Live Matter". Really? Hello ! Apartments and houses going uninhabited right now in Palo Alto. Landlord reasoning: I charge what the market bares. I don't buy it. Lower your rent threshold, private land owners. Meet the need. Housing for All.

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