Santa Monica is extending the local emergency through January 31, 2022

November 1, 2021 9:06 AM

SANTA MONICA, California – The city of Santa Monicas Forty-first Emergency Allowance signed October 29, 2021, extends the city’s remaining local emergency orders to January 31, 2022. It also extends the city’s protection against evictions for reasons other than non-payment of the rent and renews the landlord’s eviction notice.

In particular, the regulation adopts the provisions of Los Angeles County Tenant Protection COVID-19 Decision, including protection against eviction from apartments for reasons other than non-payment of rent (such as The addition also revises the email ([email protected]), to which landlords should direct any evacuation efforts.

While the moratorium on evictions for non-payment of rent has expired, the nationwide rent assistance program is in place and renters can still be protected from eviction if they apply for a government rent discount. To date, nearly $ 18.5 million has been paid to landlords and tenants in Santa Monica, with an average support of $ 16,207 per household. Applications for rent and utility allowances will continue to be accepted at Santa Monica renters and landlords who need help applying for state rent assistance can call 311.

Later expiration dates indicated in certain supplements remain unchanged just like thatEmergency orders that have not yet expired or changed. These include the suspension of water closures for failure to pay water bills; Los Angeles County Public Health Enforcement Adoption; Deadlines for noisy construction activities; Reporting obligations in the event of evacuation efforts, and extension of the deadlines for planning and approval activities.

“As we enter the holiday season and gather together again safely with friends and loved ones, remember that COVID-19 remains a serious threat and we can take steps to prevent it from spreading,” said City Manager David White. “Get the COVID-19 vaccine or booster if you are eligible, and remember to schedule a flu shot. Party outside and if you move inside make sure your business is vaccinated. Thank you to the nearly 87 percent of our community who received the COVID-19 vaccine. “

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