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City to Present Webinar Focused on Temporary Moratorium on Evictions for Commercial Tenants Impacted by COVID-19

Post Date:April 13, 2020 6:38 PM

Small Business Resources - COVID19The City of West Hollywood is responding to community needs and providing regular updates during the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency and the City has been taking regular action to safeguard public health during the coronavirus emergency. The City of West Hollywood is taking extensive and proactive actions to support our businesses and workers during this unprecedented time due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.  

The City will present an informational webinar on the Temporary Moratorium on Evictions for Commercial Tenants Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11 a.m. The webinar will be presented by City Staff and  Deputy City Attorney Lauren Langer.  It will provide all pertinent information regarding the application of the ordinance for both tenants and landlords. Register for the free webinar at: https://app.livestorm.co/city-of-west-hollywood/west-hollywood-commercial-eviction-moratorium. The webinar will also be archived on the City’s coronavirus information page located at www.weho.org/coronavirus  when the recording of the panel is finalized.

The West Hollywood City Council approved a temporary eviction moratorium for commercial tenants on April 6, 2020. This order is effective from March 16, 2020 to May 31, 2020. During this period, no commercial landlord is permitted to evict a tenant for nonpayment of rent if the tenant demonstrates a loss of income.

This webinar is for informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute legal advice; rather, all information, content, and materials available on this webinar are for general informational purposes only. Participants of this webinar should contact their attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter.

The City of West Hollywood has declared a local emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and is advising community members to adhere to Los Angeles County Safer at Home and California State Stay at Home orders. The City urges everyone to stay in place, maintain your space, and cover your face. Leave home only for essential needs; always use social distancing of at least six feet; and follow guidelines to use cloth face coverings such as bandanas or scarves so that medical masks, which are in short supply, are prioritized for health professionals.

West Hollywood City Hall is currently closed to the public and has suspended all in-person transactions. All public City buildings, playgrounds, and facilities are closed. City Hall will remain accessible for business and essential services with transactions to be conducted by phone (323) 848-6400 and via the City’s website at www.weho.org.

The City of West Hollywood coronavirus updates are available at www.weho.org/coronavirus and the City encourages community members to follow @wehocity on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and turn on notifications for up-to-date information regarding details in the City of West Hollywood.

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For notifications by email, subscribe to the City’s E-Notifications at www.weho.org/email. Visit the City’s event and meetings calendar at www.weho.org/calendar and news archive at www.weho.org/news. To receive urgent updates to your phone by text and to your email, text your ZIP code to 888-777.

For updates and information about the current numbers of COVID-19 cases in the United States and in Los Angeles County, the spread of the virus, severity, treatments, precautions, and other important public health information in multiple languages, please visit websites for:

For reporters and members of the media seeking additional information about COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, please contact the LA County Department of Public Health Chief Communications Officer, Carl A. Kemp, at (213) 240-8144 or media@ph.lacounty.gov.

For reporters and members of the media seeking additional information about the City of West Hollywood, please contact the City of West Hollywood’s Public Information Officer, Sheri A. Lunn, at (323) 848-6391 or slunn@weho.org.

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