Temporary moratorium on foreclosures and evictions due to non-payment of rent by residential and commercial tenants impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Notify landlords in writing within 30 days of the rental due date of inability to pay rent. Notification can be by email or text if you have communicated previously with landlord through text or email. State the ways in which they have been financially impacted. Provide documentation.


SECTION 4. Temporary Suspension on Residential and Commercial Foreclosures. 

A. No foreclosure action against a property owner shall be initiated or proceed during the period of declared local emergency in the City of Pomona for any mortgagor with a demonstrated financial impact related to COVID-19. Nothing in this order shall relieve the mortgagor of liability for any unpaid mortgage payments, which the mortgagee may seek after expiration of the local emergency and the mortgagor must pay within six months of the expiration of the local emergency, unless a different time is agreed to between the parties. The respective rights and obligations of the parties in any foreclosure proceeding shall be adjudicated in the appropriate court of law with jurisdiction over the matter at the conclusion of the local emergency or rescission of this order. 

B. Violation of this order shall be punishable as set forth in Article III of Chapter 14 of the Pomona Municipal Code.

City Ordinance: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cOjnisW2m33CPivbkpUa6e790VyyeK_b/view