San Francisco COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium

Are you a San Francisco tenant who can't pay rent because of COVID-19?

Learn more about how you can be protected, and what you need to do.
(This information applies to tenants of all ages.)

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NOTE: Under Mayor Breed's current order, tenants are protected from eviction for unpaid rent due between March 13 and September 30.

Questions About the Moratorium?

If you are a senior or an adult with a disability, contact Legal Assistance to the Elderly at (415) 538-3333.

For others with questions, contact a tenant counseling agency:

Housing Rights Committee
(415) 703-8644
(English, Español, Русский)

Causa Justa
(415) 487-9203
(English, Español)

Chinatown Community Development Center
(415) 984-2728
(English, 广东话 , 国语)

How Will I Pay Back the Rent?

Even if you are currently protected from eviction for nonpayment of rent, you will eventually be required to pay back the rent you owe.

Tenants protected under the moratorium will be given six months from the date that Mayor Breed’s Order expires to pay back rent.

Mayor Breed’s Order remains in effect until September 30, 2020, unless extended.

This page was last updated on July 29, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.