Apply to the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program before March 31st, 2022!

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The last day to apply to the California COVID-19 Rent Relief Program is March 31, 2022. Apply now!

What tenants should know about the rent relief program:
  • If you experienced financial hardship during the pandemic and have unpaid rent, you can apply at to get up to 18 months of free rent and utilities assistance.
  • The application portal is multilingual and only takes about 45 minutes. Help with applications is available through the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Call Center at 833-430-2122 or local program providers (see below for updated lists of providers).
  • Immigration status does not matter, and you will not be asked to show proof of citizenship.
  • If you have already applied, please watch for emails or phone calls from your CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program case manager so you can reply quickly.
  • If you have been served with eviction court papers, DO NOT MOVE OUT! Call or email a local provider to help you with the legal process (see below).


For additional information, call BayLegal’s Legal Advice Line at 800-551-5554. Alameda County residents can call our Alameda County Tenants’ Rights Line at 888-382-3405.

Download the contents of this page as a printable PDF flyer.

Update 3/25/2022:

Local program providers and resources:

Alameda County
Napa County
  • Tenant resources
    • Residents of Calistoga, St. Helena, Yountville and surrounding areas should contact UpValley Family Centers:
    • Eligible residents who live in Napa or American Canyon should contact On the Move:
  • Landlords should contact Fair Housing Napa Valley at (707) 224-7920 or
San Francisco
  • Printable PDF flyers from the SF Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, including contact information for local application assistance and legal help:
Santa Clara County