Hit enter to search or ESC to close


California Rental Housing Association Sues State Over Eviction Moratorium

The California Rental Housing Association has sued the state of California in federal court arguing the third extension of the state’s eviction moratorium is unconstitutional and violates rental-property owners’ rights, according to a release.

The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District of California (Sacramento) and joined by two individual rental-housing owners. It challenges the constitutionality of AB832, the state’s third extension of the statewide moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent.

The suit alleges that the moratorium unconstitutionally violates rental housing owners’ basic property rights, and substantially—and retroactively—impairs existing rental agreements and leases, which give owners the contract right to repossess their units for nonpayment of rent….Read more.