COVID-19 Rent Relief!

Are you behind on rent or utilities because of COVID-19?

Are you a landlord who has experienced a loss in income because of unpaid rent?

You may be eligible for financial assistance through the Alameda County Housing Secure Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

ACHS ERAP will help renters pay past due rent or future rent + help renters get caught up on utility bills.

 

Who can apply?

  • Tenants in Alameda County, excluding Oakland and Fremont
  • Renters with household incomes not more than 80% AMI
  • Renter qualifies for unemployment benefits or experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship due to COVID–19
  • Renter demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If you live in Alameda County (besides Oakland and Fremont) and qualify, call 211 or visit https://www.ac-housingsecure.org/

Fremont: http://www.fremont.gov/KeepFremontHoused

Oakland: http://www.oaklandca.gov/resources/housing-resources-erap-emergency-rental-assistance