Rent Relief Offered for County Residents Who Qualify

The program was launched on Monday, Aug. 17, and will accept applications for two weeks until August 31.

LA County COVID-19 Rent Relief is open to renters in click Los Angeles County, however the identified target areas are prioritized for 50% of the available funding. Renters not listed in targeted areas may still apply if they meet the eligibility requirements, with the exception of residents living in the City of Los Angeles, as the City also received its own allocation of CARES Act funds and has its own programs for City Residents. If you live in the City of Los Angeles, please contact MyLA311 by calling 311 or (213) 473-3231 or visiting lacity.org/myla311 for available programs.

Program Details

The LA County COVID-19 Rent Relief application will open on August 17, 2020, for income-eligible renters in Los Angeles County.

Eligible Renters

LA County COVID-19 Rent Relief is open to renters in Los Angeles County. Eligible renters must qualify based on income and have struggled to pay rent, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their landlord must provide a W-9 and sign a participation agreement in order to have the rent paid on behalf of the tenant.

Please click here to view the list of targeted zip codes that are prioritized for 50% of the available funding. Renters not listed in targeted zip codes may still apply if they meet the eligibility requirements, with the exception of residents living in the City of Los Angeles, as the City also received its own allocation of CARES Act funds and has its own programs for City Residents.

If you live in the City of Los Angeles, please contact MyLA311 by calling 3-1-1 or (213) 473-3231, or visiting lacity.org/myla311 for available programs.

How to Apply

Applications will open on August 17, 2020, and you can submit your application at 211la.org/lacounty/rentrelief, which is available 24/7, or by dialing 2-1-1 between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

The LACDA has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions in multiple languages available in the links below. If you have any additional questions, please call 2-1-1.

Social Media Toolkit

Please visit bit.ly/RentReliefToolkit to access a multilingual social media toolkit with graphics and social media post text available to share with your networks.