Gov. Newsom – who is facing a recall election – declares California will pay off ALL unpaid rent for lower income households accrued during pandemic using $5.2billion ‘forgiveness’ pot

  • Newsom announced plan ahead of meetings to negotiate budget spending
  • The 53-year-old Democrat is likely to extend ban on evictions for unpaid rent
  • He is also going to splash another $2bn to cover costs of electricity and water
  • Governor finds state coffers flush with unused federal relief cash and income tax
  • Newsom’s popularity was hit by pandemic and he faces recall election in the fall

Gavin Newsom has announced that California will pay off all unpaid rent accrued during the pandemic using a $5.2 billion federal pot ‘on a scale never seen before in the US.’

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