“It still leaves many Californians with no local protections,” said Madeline Howard, a fair housing and eviction defense attorney with the Western Center on Law and Poverty.
Since Gov. Newsom’s eviction ban expired on May 31, the Judicial Council rule is the only statewide eviction ban in California.
“The Judicial Council rule is the only thing that is stopping a massive number of evictions from happening,” she said. “It’s a really scary prospect.”