So here’s a question for renters – If you were forced to evacuate your home during the fires, do you still owe rent for that time?
Before the North Bay fires, Sonoma County was in a housing crisis. Now, the squeeze is even worse.
Several dozen people met Monday in Santa Rosa to talk about the fire’s effects on renters and the homeless. Reporter Steve Mencher was there as Kendall Jarvis of Sonoma County Legal Aid provided answers to questions about renters’ rights.
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