Landlords will not be able to evict a tenant if a tenant can show an inability to pay rent (and/or related charges) due to financial losses from:
A diagnosis of COVID-19 or caring for a household/family member who is diagnosed with COVID-19;
Layoff, loss of hours, or other income reduction resulting from business closure or other economic or employer losses due to COVID-19;
Compliance with a recommendation from the County’s Health Officer to stay home, self-quarantine, or avoid congregation with others during the state of emergency;
Extraordinary out-of-pocket medical expenses related to diagnosis and testing for and/or treatment of COVID-19;
Child care needs arising from school closures related to COVID-19;
The state of emergency regarding COVID-19;
Following government-recommended COVID-19 precautions.
A No Fault eviction reason, unless necessary for health or safety reasons
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