LEGAL ALERT| SAN DIEGO COUNTY MORATORIUM EXTENSIONS 

On May 29, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-66-20 extending authorization for local governments to halt evictions of tenants affected by COVID-19 through July 28, 2020.

Below are examples of the eviction moratoriums that are extended in the City of San Diego and Unincorporated Cities in San Diego County. For information on other incorporated cities in San Diego, please check the City Council websites for the city your property is located or contact an attorney before issuing a notice to a Tenant. 

CITY OF SAN DIEGO

  • San Diego City Council extended the moratorium on evictions through June 30, 2020.
  • Tenants must notify their Landlord in writing on or before the day rent is due  that they are unable to pay rent and must provide documentation within a week. 
  • Deferred rent must be repaid by September 25, 2020.
  • Landlords cannot charge a late fee.

UNINCORPORATED CITIES IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY

  • Tenants must notify their Landlord in writing on or before the day rent is due that they are unable to pay rent and must provide documentation within 7 days.
  • Deferred rent must be repaid by August 31, 2020.
  • Landlords cannot charge a late fee.

Please Note:  The New Laws are vague and conflict in certain areas.  The above is our opinion on how the New Laws would be interpreted by a court of law.  If you have specific questions on how the New Laws may impact your tenants, please feel free to contact our office.  We strongly advise you to contact our office prior to serving any notice to pay rent on your tenants. 

LEGAL ALERT | COURT CLOSURE 

All San Diego Superior Court locations will be closed on Monday, June 1, 2020. Please CLICK HERE to see the Court’s News Release. 

Simone & Associates