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Evictions and resources that can help at the library

Did you know that as of June 2021, 7 million households are delinquent in rent payments[1]? After attending the American Library Association Conference 2021 session Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) Chair’s Program: The Evictions Crisis & the Role Libraries Can Play I began to think about what my law library can do to help prevent Riverside County residents from being evicted. I also thought about what long-term preventative resources can the library offer.  The first panelist,...

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In Riverside County, New Eviction Actions Remain Essentially On Hold, While Older Actions Have Resumed

The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve.  On March 4, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in California over the COVID-19 public health pandemic.  Later that month, Governor Newsom issued various eviction-related orders, including an executive order authorizing local governments to halt eviction proceedings (old and new) for renters affected by COVID-19.  This executive order has now been extended through July 28. In addition, the Judicial Council of California (the policymaking...

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