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COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

On behalf of the City of San Diego, the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) is helping individuals and families in San Diego with low-income who are struggling to pay rent with its COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Per eligible household, this program provides one-time payments of up to $4,000.

Apply to San Diego's Emergency Rental Assistance Program here: Who Can Receive Help? Households that meet the following requirements are eligible for help:

• A City of San Diego address. • Household income in January 2020, at or below 60 percent of the San Diego Area Median Income ($64,200 per year or less for a family of four). • Eligible immigration status (U.S. citizen/U.S. National, lawful permanent resident/conditional permanent resident, a refugee/person seeking asylum or granted asylum). • Financial hardship directly related to COVID-19. • NOT currently receiving any rental subsidies. • NOT currently a tenant of an SDHC-owned/managed property. • Household savings do NOT meet the household’s financial need. Please refer to the following flyers for more information on the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program: · English · Spanish



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