Guidance and Information on Coronavirus

HCD is working diligently to continue business as normal. We appreciate your patience as we navigate during this uncertain time. We apologize in advance for any delays in reaching our staff.

The following are resources created by HCD and other state departments and agencies.

For developers/property owners of HCD-funded developments

Guidance on COVID-19 State of Emergency Hardship Requests and Status of Monitoring and Compliance Functions (PDF) — Updated September 8, 2020

Opportunity to Add Tenant-Based Rental Assistance to 2016 and 2018 HOME Program Standard Agreements (PDF)

For homeless assistance providers

View information and guidance from the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council.

For Office of Migrant Services contractors

HCD Office of Migrant Services (OMS) Intake Guidance in Response to COVID-19 (PDF).

OMS COVID-19 Guidance on Social Distancing (PDF) in common areas at migrant farmworker centers.

Guidance on Cleaning and Disinfecting Procedures for COVID-19 (PDF) for facilities, items, and outdoor areas at OMS centers.

A map of Migrant Family Housing Centers (PDF). For more information on Office of Migrant Services, visit our OMS webpage.

For renters and homeowners

Information for Renters, Landlords and Homeowners About Their Rights, Responsibilities and Protections Under the Tenant, Homeowner and Small Landlord Relief and Stabilization Act of 2020 . (PDF)

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Are You Struggling to Pay Your Mortgage? (PDF) – Commonly asked questions about the mortgage payment forbearance program. También disponible en español . (PDF)

Are You Struggling to Pay Your Rent? (PDF) – The steps to take if you are struggling to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. También disponible en español . (PDF)

For landlords

Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions on Residential and Commercial Eviction Limitations and Moratoriums During the COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF). También disponible en español . (PDF)

Other helpful information

Guidance for escrow agents, finance lenders and servicers, student loan servicers, residential mortgage lenders and servicers, and mortgage loan originators during the COVID-19 pandemic (PDF)

Let's help our neighbors. Find out how you can safely help our neighbors get food and supplies.

You'll find all the latest information on the California Coronavirus Response webpage .


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We're all in this together. We are working rapidly to keep our state healthy.