CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program — for Local Governments, Tribes, and Utilities



This page is for local governments within California seeking Emergency Rental Assistance Funds under California Senate Bill (SB) 91 — from California’s State Rental Assistance Program and/or a block grant.

If you are a tenant (renter) or landlord looking for rental assistance, please visit .


Local Governments

Documents for localities with populations over 200,000:


Northern Circle Indian Housing Authority and HCD hosted a Tribal Listening Session on February 25, 2021 for tribes and tribally designated housing entities that applied for US Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) funding and may be interested in participating in the State’s program. HCD & NCIHA Emergency Rental Assistance Program Tribal Listening Session .

Utility Providers

HCD hosted an Interactive Listening Session on March 11, 2021 for utility providers and partners interested in learning more about how to interface with the State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program application process. Covid-19 Rent Relief Program Utility Provider Listening Session

Rent Relief Utilites Presentation slides (PDF).