February 16, 2021
On December 1, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors enacted an updated eviction and rent relief moratorium (“Ordinance”). This moratorium created a four-tier system for tenants in San Francisco, based on the number of full-time employees they had as of November 1, 2020, and provided various repayment periods for COVID-19 deferred rent that has accrued from March 2020. San Francisco is not unique in taking steps to assist tenants who have been harmed by the business effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with other major metropolitan areas such as Los Angeles, Sacramento, Berkeley and San Diego each enacting their own moratoriums and rent relief programs.
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