Foreclosure & Eviction
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has suspended all foreclosures and evictions through the end of April (60 days) for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages.
California Governor Newsome Executive Order Regarding Evictions
On Monday, March 16, the Governor issued an Executive Order (Number here) that authorizes local governments to halt evictions for renters and homeowners, slows foreclosures, and protects against utility shutoffs for Californians affected by COVID-19. Find Out More
- Prevents the residential evictions until May 31, 2020, if the basis of the eviction is non-payment of rent due to a job loss or decrease in income due to COVID-19.
- This does not relieve a tenant from having to pay rent, nor does it restrict a landlord from recovering the due rent.
- Requests public housing authorities to extend deadlines for housing assistance recipients or applicants to provide documents related to their program eligibility
- Directs the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency to work with financial institutions to identify tools to provide Californians relieve from the threat of residential foreclosure and displacement.
- Requests financial institutions to implement an immediate moratorium on foreclosures and related evictions that arise due to a substantial loss of household/business income, or substantial out-of-pocket medical expenses, due to COVID-19.
- Requests the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) monitor measures undertaken by public and private utility providers to implement customer protections for critical utilities, including: electric, gas, water, internet, land-line, and cell phone services.
Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board (IFHMB)
Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board has temporarily closed its offices to the public. However, they are continuing to provide resources during this COVID-19 crisis.
To contact their office: