Renters Alliance is hearing from tenants who have delayed paying rent and are now confused to receive a notice from the landlord about a new state law called the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act (SB 91). Some have received a 15-day pay-or-quit notice and are wondering if they should have paid 25% of the rent due. Don’t be alarmed. For those who have delayed rent under the Beverly Hills moratorium those requirements may not apply. Let’s take a look at how the local and state moratorium differ.
City of Beverly Hills has contacted rent-stabilized tenants with an Eviction Moratorium Update concerning state protections under SB 91 (Covid–19 Tenant Relief Act). The document briefly highlights the differences between the local moratorium protection and the state protection. We have covered these differences in more detail in our post: How the COVID–19 Tenant Relief Act Affects You. We call attention to it here because this issue can affect any residential tenant in Beverly Hills (including those occupying a rented condominium or a single-family home) and those tenants may not have been contacted by the city.Read more