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Public Rights Division


Request Free Mediation Services

The City of Santa Monica is collaborating with the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University to equip landlords and tenants with an understanding of available alternative dispute resolution options, as they consider payment of deferred rent alongside city- and state-wide eviction moratorium orders. 

To find out more about pro bono mediation services for rental negotiations, commercial landlords and tenants should complete a “request for mediation services” form available at

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