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CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program

October 25, 2021

Need help with unpaid rent or utilities?

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The CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program provides financial assistance for rent and utilities to income-eligible California renters and their landlords who have been impacted by COVID-19.

Both renters and landlords can apply for assistance.

Depending on the address of your rental property, you may be eligible for a local program. Click Apply Now to determine which program is right for you.


Check the status of your submitted application, or to return to an application you’ve started but not completed yet.

Are you a landlord, renter or court looking to verify an application? Call the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Call Center at 833-430-2122.


For additional information, including eligibility and application help, call our CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Call Center at 833-430-2122.

If you need assistance in another language, or to get help to see if you’re eligible, help you fill out an application, or upload required paperwork, schedule an appointment with an organization near you by calling 833-687-0967.

Eviction Defense Center

(510) 452-4541 Eviction Defense Center City

EDC has been dedicated to serving marginalized communities including, but not limited to, low-income families, elderly tenants, and tenants with disabilities.

EDC services for Berkeley residents

EDC services for Alameda County tenants

EDC services for Richmond residents

PHONE: (510) 452-4541


STREET: 350 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Suite 703

CITY: Oakland

ZIP: 94612


Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Wednesday and Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm