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Media Coverage - Eviction Moratorium and Rent Relief Campaign

Updated: Jun 30

Hand by hand with our allies, Policy Link and Housing Now—and the support of the Berkeley Media Studies Group—we mounted a high-pressure campaign to extend California's eviction moratorium and rent relief programs.


The main element of the campaign was the survey report: Preventing an Eviction Epidemic: Delivering Effective Emergency COVID-19 Rental Assistance in California. This report was the result of hundreds of surveys with advocates across the state, working tirelessly so as many Californians as possible could benefit from the federal and state protections and funds directed by SB 91.


Below is a sample of the coverage we secured for the campaign:


Fox 40 Sacramento - May 25, 2021

Renter advocates urge California leaders to extend eviction moratorium


ABC 10 Sacramento - May 25, 2021

Housing advocates raise red flags about possible eviction crisis


The Mercury News - May 26, 2021

Bay Area tenants, landlords: Fix broken rental relief programs


Orange County Register - May 26, 2021

State slow to disburse federal rental assistance, tenant advocates say


LAist - May 26, 2021

California To Simplify Rent Relief Application Many Have Found Confusing


CalMatters - May 26 , 2021

California to simplify rent relief application


California News Times - May 27, 2021

California expected to simplify rent relief application


San Francisco Public Press - May 27, 2021

Just Four S.F. Households Have Received Rent Relief Funds


NBC 4 Los Angeles - May 28, 2021

California Will Work to Fix Access Issues When it Comes to Rent Relief


Capito Radio Sacramento - May 28, 2021

Sacramento Agency Has Tens Of Millions Of Dollars Available For Renters Affected By COVID-19


Patch San Francisco - May 31, 2021

California To Simplify Rent Relief Application


Patch Oceanside-Camp Pendleton, June 4, 2021

California Will Simplify Rent Relief Application: Only 2% Sent


Santa Barbara News-Press - June 14, 2021

Rental housing tension


Bohemian - June 16

Sonoma County Struggles to Disburse Covid-19 Rent Relief


Mercury News - June 19

Editorial: Extend California eviction moratorium until Jan. 1


KCRW - June 23, 2021

LA County extends eviction ban. What’s holding up California’s statewide moratorium?


In Spanish


Univision - May 25, 2021

Reporte cuestiona las fallas en el programa de apoyo a inquilinos en California durante la pandemia


CalMatters - May 26, 2021

California simplificará la solicitud de alivio del alquiler


Radio Bilingüe - June 14, 2021

Ayuda para inquilinos y propietarios


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