Federal, State and County Housing & Rental Resources for COVID-19

Federal Response Information– All the federal programs currently available to assist individuals and businesses.


The State of California – Has information on the new plans approved by the Governor for mortgage protection and eviction prevention as well as links to each county for local information as it becomes available.


Links to CA County Housing Authority for Covid-19 information:
https://covid19.ca.gov/get-financial-help/#top housing assistance, eviction prevention, mortgage forbearance
Please note: All County Housing Authority offices are closed to the public. If you are due for your annual recertification, it will be done online.

California Apartment Association (CAA) provides good information on tenant protections and more resources for renters.Emergency rental or mortgage assistance may be available in your area. The CA Apartment Association has a lengthy list of local resources. Also, Gov. Newsom has issued an order preventing people from being evicted for not paying rent during the COVID-19 emergency. 

Housing & Other Resources Per County:

Ventura County

Homeless resources:

Ventura County wide listing includes sites providing food:


Santa Barbara County

Resources for employers and employees

Legal Aid Foundation– Information for Renters and Homeowners as well as a list of other resources


SLO County

An Executive Order for the suspensions of evictions by landlords related for any rental property for failure to pay rent, foreclosure or decrease in household or business income related to COVID-19.
To review the order click here: Executive Order

In addition the SLO County website has emergency information on housing and many other topics: https://www.emergencyslo.org/en/virtual-local-assistance-center.aspx

The Housing Authority SLO (HASLO) has County Emergency Eviction Moratorium information: https://www.haslo.org/

5 Cities Homeless Coalition – has resources available. https://5chc.org/programs/