One upside of the COVID-19 public health crisis has been the willingness of cities and states throughout the country to enact eviction moratoria, protecting tenants from eviction while the shelter in place order continues. But are these protections working, and what’s next for the tenants’ rights movement?
This panel will feature attorneys from the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, tenant organizers, and others to discuss how the moratoria came about and what they mean for the future of tenants’ rights in California.
Michael Trujillo, Staff Attorney, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
Victor Vasquez, Director of Organizing & Policy, SOMOS Mayfair
Carroll Fife, Oakland Director, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment – ACCE
Leah Simon Weisberg, Legal Director for Anti-Displacement and Land Use Programs, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment – ACCE
Moderated by Nadia Aziz, Directing Attorney, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley