Tenant Protections

Contra Costa County COVID-19 Eviction and Rent Moratorium Effective Through June 30, 2021

  • Residents cannot be evicted for not paying rent if you can show lost income related to COVID-19
  • Evictions can only be for a “just cause” (violation of the lease)
  • No evictions allowed for unauthorized occupant if they are immediate family living there because of COVID-19
  • Rent increases are not allowed for properties older than 15 years
  • Landlords cannot charge late fees on rent

Click here for more information or call the Contra Costa County COVID-19 “Hotline” at 844-729-8410

California COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act

Click here for information for tenants and landlords.

Legal Resources for Tenants

ECHO Housing

Bay Area Legal Aid

Contra Costa Senior Legal Services

ECHO Housing

211 Contra Costa