The United States Trustee has posted important information for renters and homeowners about Emergency Rental and mortgage Assistance Programs for Californians in need.

Who is Eligible?

Renters having trouble paying rent or landlords who lost rental income due to challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program. There are also state and local programs that offer assistance for people struggling to make ends meet.

What You Need to Know

The links below will provide more information for the local ERA programs. This will include how each program works and eligibility requirements. Keep in mind, ERA programs may vary based on location.

Counseling Available

If you need to speak with a Department of Housing and Urban Development-approved housing counselor at no-cost, you can  (800) 569-4287 or visit These counselors can provide information on your best options, help you make an action plan, and help you apply for rental assistance.