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COVID-19 Temporary Ban on Evictions

The State of California’s (State) temporary ban on evictions for nonpayment of rent related to the COVID-19 pandemic expires September 30, 2021.

Tenants who have questions about their legal rights or pending eviction actions may call:

State Assembly Bill (AB) 832, signed into law June 28, 2021, includes eviction protections for renters, such as:

Emergency Rental Assistance – COVID-19 Housing Stability Assistance Program
In the City of San Diego, the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) administers the City of San Diego COVID-19 Housing Stability Program. This program helps pay rent and utilities for qualifying households with low income experiencing financial hardship due to or during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To access the application portal, visit