Relief Needed for Small Landlords, Says Letter Writer
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Covid 19 has had a huge impact on everyone. Efforts have been made to ease financial hardships for everyone except for landlords. While all other self employed people are eligible for unemployment PUA assistance we are not.
We have been excessively impacted by eviction moratoriums. It simply is not fair. While mortgage companies are willing to temporarily waive payments they increase monthly payments in the future or add to the length of the loan and say to get payments from renters. Most renters have no intention of paying back passed due rent.
In addition any income that is generated from the rent that exceeds the mortgage payment, the money small landlords rely on to live is gone.
We have worked our entire lives to be in the position to have rental properties. We pay our taxes. We deserve to be included in the PUA unemployment program or get state assistance (like Arizona who has set up a landlord relief program).
Please contact our representatives and ask for landlord assistance.
Congressman Jared Huffman – 707 407-3585
Assembly Representative Jim Wood – 707 445-7014
Senator McGuire – 707 445-6508
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