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CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program Application Period Open

Income eligible households in Los Angeles County (with exception to Cities of Long Beach and Santa Clarita) who need financial assistance for unpaid rent and utilities will be able to apply for help through the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program, which is being administered by the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency.

Residents in the City of Los Angeles will be eligible to apply to the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program starting September 1, 2021, at 7 a.m.

To learn about eligibility and how to apply, please visit HousingIsKey.com.  Questions? Call the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Call Center at 1-833-430-2122, which is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. 

Please visit the links below to learn more about past and current Rental Assistance Programs launched by the Cities of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Santa Clarita.


City of Los Angeles - Learn more at hcidla.lacity.org

City of Long Beach - Learn more at longbeach.gov

City of Santa Clarita - Learn more at santa-clarita.com

Are You a Senior On the Verge of Homelessness?  There are Resources that Can Help!

The Adult Protective Services (APS) Home Safe Program provides APS clients at risk of homelessness with a range of services designed to help them avoid homelessness and entry into the homeless emergency shelter system. APS clients qualify to receive assistance when certain criteria such as major financial crises, court eviction hearing notices, and lack of family/supportive resources are met.


LA County COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

Application Time Frame: August 17, 2020 - August 31, 2020   Dashboard Reporting: Through June 30, 2021

Summary: The LACDA launched the LA County COVID-19 Rent Relief Program to provide emergency rental assistance to income-eligible renters financially impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. The LACDA received 88,591 applications through 211 LA of which, 44,919 were eligible. The LACDA assisted 14,189 households and 39,636 individuals throughout 87 cities nd unincorporated areas providing a total of $117.2 million in assistance.


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