City of Beverly Hills proclaimed a local emergency in response to COVID–19 and literally the first order of business was the protection of tenants. Agenda item #2 read: Enacting a moratorium preventing landlords from evicting any tenant who is unable to pay rent as a result of losing income caused by COVID–19 for the non-payment of rent. The moratorium passed unanimously as part of the city’s emergency order. Here’s what you need to know.
City of Beverly Hills office of rent stabilization just posted a revised ordinance enacting the moratorium on evictions and rent increases for residential tenants. It comes the day before tenants are required to inform the landlord if they cannot pay due to a substantial reduction in income related to COVID-19. Just in the nick of time. Find the ordinance and an explanatory document linked from the rent stabilization office website: http://beverlyhills.org/rent.Read more