Housing and Utilities Assistance

The State of California COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act tenant eviction protections end on September 30, 2021. Other components of the act including rent relief are still in place. Click here for resources and more tenant protection information related to COVID-19.

To assist renters and landlords, the following resources are available: 

Sacramento Emergency Rental Assistance Program (SERA): Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance

Rental assistance is available to support income-qualified Sacramento families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and unable to pay monthly rent or utilities. Help is available regardless of immigration status. 


Sacramento Self Help Housing Renters Helpline 

Sacramento Self Help Housing (SSHH) assists individuals and families with renter questions and those who have insufficient resources for adequate housing due to the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act.
Contact the Renters Helpline at 916-389-7877 or email info@sacselfhelp.org 

Housing is Key: Tenant Eviction Protections 

For an interactive guide to learn what protections you have under the COVID 19 Tenant Relief Act, please click this link: https://ucilaw.neotalogic.com/a/Cal-Covid-Info-App-for-Tenants-and-Landlords

Sacramento CARES Meditation Program: Tenant and landlord mediation services 

Residential and commercial landlords and tenants who are interested in addressing and resolving rent payments and tenancy issues related to COVID-19 eviction moratorium can get help resolving their issues through conversations facilitated by a third-party mediator. 

Please call 916-850-9010 or email sacramento@calawyersforthearts.org