Santa Cruz, CA asked in Estate Planning and Landlord - Tenant for California

Q: thinking of all this COVID business going on am I still allowed to give tenants 60 days notice?

We are in the middle of settling my father in law's estate and that includes getting rid of the people living in the house. He was living in the property but renting the main house. Without a contract. They have been paying monthly but less than similar rentals in the area. They also are subletting the property to a family member who is building a structure on the property. Now thinking of all this COVID business going on am I still allowed to give them 60 days notice?

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Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
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  • Berkeley, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Just to be safe, wait for 60 days and see what the new regulations are at that time. Then, if you must, you could send them the 60 days Notice. However, be advised that certain cities have regulations regarding buyout of tenancies in the form of relocation packages. Make sure you have an experienced attorney in your area handle the eviction. It may be very costly if not done properly. Best of luck.

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