Acting Gov. Eleni Kounalakis passes bill to extend eviction protection

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Acting Gov. Eleni Kounalakis signs AB 2179, a bill that extends eviction protections for Californians in rental assistance programs, into law.

Acting Governor Eleni Kounalakis became the first woman to sign a piece of legislation into law in California’s history when she signed AB 2179 Thursday, extending eviction protections for Californians in rental assistance programs.
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CA eviction protection bill sparks opposition

California tenants who have already applied for the state’s rental assistance program cannot be evicted if they’ve applied before March 31, states AB 2179, a bill approved by the California State Assembly on Monday. 
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