Salud Para La Gente (Salud) supports Santa Cruz County enacting an emergency ordinance to protect renters:
Santa Cruz Sentinel: SANTA CRUZ — by Jessica A. York Amidst a pandemic and statewide shelter-in-place order affecting renters’ livelihoods, local jurisdictions are moving to offer protection from eviction for residential and commercial tenants.
Gov. Gavin Newsom empowered government agencies to enact such emergency ordinances with his March 16 executive order, even as workers are laid off or go without pay and businesses are forced to close their doors to paying customers.
During a special meeting Friday, Watsonville City Council took the county lead in seeking to enact a temporary emergency ordinance…