Rental Assistance Available for Residents
Source: City of Goleta
California’s COVID-19 Rent Relief Program is still taking applicants for rent and utility assistance. Income eligible renters who have experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and have past due rent, or landlords who have experienced a loss in income because of unpaid rent, may be eligible to get financial assistance now through the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program. Learn more and apply at HousingIsKey.com or call 833.430.2122.
Santa Barbara County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program, in partnership with United Way of Santa Barbara County, has given out more than $13 million in assistance to Santa Barbara County residents who have been unable to keep up with their monthly rent payments due to COVID-19. In October, the Board of Supervisors is considering allocating more than $29 million in federal funding for additional rental assistance. Stay tuned for more information.