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Rental Assistance Payment Program

The application process for the State of California’s Rental Assistance Payment Program opened on March 15, 2021. The application is available on the Housing Is Key website. If you have any questions about the process, click here to watch our webinar.

State Application

For jurisdictions that are under the state-administered program, see if you are eligible to apply for the state of California’s COVID-19 Rent Relief.

Before applying, landlords will need:

  • Property Deed(s)
  • Mortgage Note(s)
  • Property Tax Statement
  • Copy of Property Insurance Statement
  • Lease or rental agreement reflecting renter’s name, residence address, and monthly rent due.

WEBINAR – A Conversation with the State Agency Staff Administering the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

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If you still have questions about your application and when to expect rental payments, you won’t want to miss this important webinar.

The State of California’s Rental Assistance Payment Program has been up and running for six months. This program, administered by the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency (BCSH) will now pay landlords 100% of the past due rent owed by eligible households.

This webinar, originally broadcast on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, is now available on-demand. Click the button below to purchase the course.


Get all the CAA’s resources and information you need to keep up with the State of California’s Rental Assistance Payment Program below.

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