On August 28, Governor Newsom approved a new housing bill that puts temporary tenant protections into place until February 1, 2021. Evictions may begin February 2021, should tenants be unable to pay at least 25% of rent for the previous five months.
On August 13, the Judicial Council of California voted in favor of resuming eviction and foreclosure proceedings on September 2. The California legislature is now considering two longer-term renter protection solutions.
The DRAI project was a one-time state-funded disaster relief payment for undocumented adult immigrants impacted by COVID-19 who were not eligible for federal stimulus payments or pandemic unemployment benefits.