San Mateo County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

San Mateo County is working with the State of California to provide emergency rental assistance to San Mateo County residents who have experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and have been unable to pay their rent and/or utilities.

The program is for both eligible tenants and landlords, and proof of citizenship is not required.

Please see information below to determine if you are eligible, how to apply, and the amount of rent relief that can be given. Eligible tenants and landlords may apply for assistance with utilities in addition to rent.


READY TO APPLY?

If you are ready to fill out your application, click on this link: https://housing.ca.gov/covid_rr/index.htmlYou will be directed to the California COVID-19 Rent Relief website.

Need Help with the Application?

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Local Partner Network can provide technical assistance to interested applicants (tenants and landlords). Please contact the agency that serves the area in which you reside in or have property in.

LISC PARTNERS

DALY CITY COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER

Area Served: Daly City, Broadmoor, Colma

 

YMCA COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER

Area Served: Brisbane, San Bruno, S. San Francisco

 

PACIFICA RESOURCE CENTER

Area Served: Pacifica

 

COASTSIDE HOPE

Area Served: Montara, Moss Beach, El Granada, Half Moon Bay

 

SAMARITAN HOUSE

Area Served: Belmont, Burlingame, Foster City, Hillsborough, Millbrae, San Mateo, San Carlos

 

SAMARITAN HOUSE SOUTH

Area Served: East Palo Alto, Menlo Park

 

PUENTE DE LA COSTA SUR

Area Served: La Honda, Loma Mar, Pescadero, San Gregorio

 

FAIR OAKS COMMUNITY CENTER

Area Served: Redwood City, North Fair Oaks, Portola Valley, Woodside, Atherton

 

NUESTRA CASA

  • nuestracasa.org
  • 2396 University Ave East Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • 650-771-4449

Areas Served: East Palo Alto, Belle Haven and North Fair Oaks

 

PROJECT SENTINEL

  • www.housing.org
  • info@housing.org
  • 1615 Hudson Street, Suite A, Redwood City, CA 94061
  • 650-321-6291

Areas Served: All of San Mateo County

 

ADDITIONAL AGENCIES

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)

CLSEPA provides legal assistance and information to tenants and landlords

Legal Aid
Legal Aid provides legal assistance and information to tenants and landlords.

SAMCAR – San Mateo County Association of REALTORS
SAMCAR provides assistance to landlords.

 

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