California Governor Requests Halt to Foreclosures & Evictions

California Governor Halts Evictions and Foreclosures

California Governor, Gavin Newsom, Request Banks and Other Financial institutions to halt foreclosures and related evictions until May 31, 2020.

On March 16, 2020, California Governor, Gavin Newsom, issued an executive order that authorizes local governments to halt evictions for renters and homeowners, slows foreclosures, and protects against utility shutoffs for Californians affected by COVID-19, also referred to as the coronavirus.

The Executive Order comes as Californians are experiencing substantial loss of hours or wages, or layoffs related to COVID-19, affecting their ability to keep up with their rents, mortgages, and utility bills.

Read the Governor’s press release here; read the full executive order here.