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Housing and Utility Resources

Posted March 27, 2020 by Team LA2050

HOUSING

  • The Los Angeles Emergency Rental Assistance Subsidy Program will provide a temporary rent subsidy for tenants who live in the City of LA and are unable to pay rent due to circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible tenants are those whose household income is at or below 80% of the Area Median Income ($83,500 for a family of 4). Check https://hcidla.lacity.org for more info and to monitor the application window, expected to open in July.
  • For help writing a letter that notifies your landlord (1) that you are struggling financially and (2) that the federal stimulus likely does not allow them to evict you use this website.
  • The Los Angeles Tenants Union is providing support around evictions. Find your local union at: https://latenantsunion.org/en/locals/
  • If you are or know of a foster youth that is staying at a college dorm room that is going to be closed due to the coronavirus, please email [email protected] and they will provide or help you find housing during this transition.
  • LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS/INDIVIDUALS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS AND FAMILY: St. Francis Center provides meal services, clothing closets, showers/bathroom services, and rental and utility assistance programs (over the phone) for homeless and low-income individuals in Los Angeles. ( For more information, click here!)


UTILITIES


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