County emergency rental assistance available to 8,000 households
Last updated 10/1/2020 at 5:37pm
San Diego County residents who have been economically impacted by COVID-19 could qualify for one-time assistance of up to $3,000 to pay for past-due or upcoming rent.
Due to the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many residents have been unable to pay rent, which can cause them to be evicted and lead to an increase in homelessness.
Understanding the financial burden for both tenants and landlords, the county board of supervisors allocated $24 million in funding for an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to ease that burden for thousands of county residents.
The county will...