The state rental program has had an uptick in questions, that reveal there is a gap in understanding about what happened on September 30. There is a mistaken impression that the rent relief program ended on September 30 or that that is the deadline to apply for rent relief.
- The state’s rent relief program is not ending on September 30. The program is active and currently accepting applications. There is no deadline to apply.
- State level eviction protections change at the end of the month: Though the current eviction protections ended on September 30, and started October 1 a modified eviction protection goes into effect through March 31, 2022 for those who are eligible for rental assistance. The protections can be accessed by applying for rental assistance.
Apply now: https://housing.ca.gov/