East Palo Alto

Get information about the current status and read updates related to the impact of the coronavirus & real estate law in East Palo Alto, California and San Mateo County

Population: 28155

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San Mateo County

The city of East Palo Alto is located in San Mateo County. As all levels of government attempt to combat the spread of the coronavirus, it is likely that there are restrictions or ordinances at both the city and county level, along with rules passed at the state level. You can access that information by clicking the links below:
city-specific eviction ordinance?
in effect until
August 12, 2022
last update
April 9, 2020
landlord & tenant update

In addition to the State and County ordinances, East Palo Alto has issued additional residential tenant protections.

Landlords may not charge late fees for unpaid rent. Moreover, Landlords can seek payment of any outstanding rent after termination of the State of Emergency, and tenants must remain current on any rent due after termination of the State of Emergency. Certain protected tenants as defined by the City have within 180 days of the termination of the State of Emergency or within 180 days of their actual displacement by execution of an unlawful detainer judgement, whichever is later, to pay any unpaid rent that is delayed in payment. Violation of this ordinance is a misdemeanor.

View Update on City Website

Read the Latest Statewide Ordinance


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