State says free rent won’t last forever

Partial payments due starting February 2021

 A statewide renter-protection program for residents who fell behind in their monthly payments expired last month. But action by the California Legislature will ensure that tenants facing a mountain of unpaid rent have until February 2021 to begin paying back their landlords.
When the economy collapsed in March, Gov. Gavin Newsom imposed a moratorium on evictions that lasted through the end of May. He twice extended the order, but the California Judicial Council—the state courts’ policy-mak...

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