Information and Resources Available to Help Businesses at End of Commercial Eviction Moratorium
Like many communities, San Leandro’s commercial eviction moratorium will end on September 30, 2021 when the Governor’s executive order authorizing commercial eviction moratoria expires.
Some protections will remain, including a period of at least 120 days during which a tenant can pay the rent that they had not paid during the moratorium. Visit the City of San Leandro’s Frequently Asked Questions page, available in English, Spanish and Chinese, for more information about the end of the moratorium, including the ban on late payment fees and the extension on repayment.
To help businesses that couldn’t keep up with their rent and others impacted by the pandemic the City of San Leandro will offer a webinar on the topic and has compiled additional information and resources.
Please join the City of San Leandro at 6pm on Monday, September 20, 2021 for a webinar on the legal and business aspects of eviction and the expiration of the commercial eviction moratoria in California at the end of September. Speakers from Start Small Think Big, which connects small businesses with free legal assistance, and East Bay SCORE, which provides no-cost business counseling, will talk about next steps for businesses that have not been able to pay all of their rent during the pandemic. An attorney from Best Best & Krieger LLP will also talk about the legal specifics. Please register for this event.
Additional information about rent re-payment resources, guidance on increasing customer base, support for expanded marketing/online presence, and more are listed on the City of San Leandro COVID-19 Business Resources page.
In the coming months, City staff will also be proposing additional local assistance programs, which may include small business grants, technical assistance, and online marketing assistance, among other things. Sign up for the San Leandro Business Mailing List to get updates on these programs, other business news, safety updates, and more.
If you have questions about the end of the moratorium, please feel free to contact the City of San Leandro’s Economic Development Specialist Dhez Woodworth at (510) 577-3323 or firstname.lastname@example.org.