Emergency Funds Now Available for Renters and Mom-and-Pop Landlords

On May 14th, LA County launched a new Emergency Rental Assistance Program. This $3.7 million program provides a lifeline to income-eligible renters and mom-and-pop landlords in unincorporated areas of LA County.Those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – whether through job loss, furloughs or a reduction in hours or pay – are eligible for this program. Eligible recipients of emergency rental assistance will receive up to $1,000 per month, for three months, to:1) Pay rent, 2) Meet mortgage obligations on rental properties, and/or 3) Reduce rental payment delinquency in arrears.  Program applications must be received by May 31, 2020.  To apply visit 211la.org/covid-rental-help or call the 2-1-1 hotline.  Rent Relief Program (For Property Owners). Program Details:  The Rent Relief Program provides rent payments to property owners on behalf of an income-eligible household.  To be eligible, the tenant's property owner must not own more than 10 rental units.*  The number of units to determine eligibility may vary by Supervisorial District.  Eligible Areas:  The Rent Relief Program is open to property owners with rental units located within the unincorporated areas of the Second Supervisorial District. Not sure what District your rental units are in? visit https://www.lavote.net/apps/precinctsmaps .  Application Period:  Interested property owners are encouraged to apply by May 31, 2020,   ontact Information: Email: rentrelief@lacda.org  Phone: (626) 943-3800

Great Plates Delivered: Home Meals for Seniors

Governor Gavin Newsom announced the launch of a first-in-the-nation "Great Plates Delivered" program, a meal delivery service for California's older adults.

Great Plates Delivered has two purposes:

  1. Help seniors and other adults at high risk from COVID-19 to stay home and stay healthy by delivering three nutritious meals a day, and
  2. Provide essential economic stimulus to local businesses struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.

Want to get meals?

Here are additional resources that are available now: