Have you lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are at risk of losing your home? Oakland residents may be eligible for financial assistance to pay rent and other housing costs.
The City of Oakland received $36.9 million in California State allocated CARES Act funding. $5
million of those funds were allotted for renter and homeowner relief. This
funding will provide one-time financial assistance to low income renters and homeowners
impacted by COVID-19. The application period opens on September 1, 2020.
Centro Legal is administering tenant rental assistance. If you are a homeowner, visit HERA to receive assistance.
Are you at risk of losing your home due to the COVID-19 pandemic? San Leandro residents may be eligible for financial assistance to pay rent.
The San Leandro Emergency Rental Assistance Program will provide rental assistance payments for up to three months on behalf of qualifying San Leandro renters who have lost income due to COVID-19 and meet federal low-income requirements. The program is being funded with $451,972 in one-time Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds. The application period opens on September 8, 2020 and will close on September 30, 2020.