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HOUSING RELATED RESOURCES 

HOUSING RIGHTS CENTER

The Housing Rights Center works to promote justice and equality in housing. HRC provides Alhambra residents with free housing counseling and fair housing education, investigates housing discrimination, and assists with disability accommodation requests.

SENIOR HOUSING

Affordable low-income senior housing is available. Listing of senior public housing sites, assisted living and nursing care facilities

PUBLIC HOUSING/SECTION 8

The Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles, located at 700 West Main Street, Alhambra, 626-262-4510, assists low-income families and seniors to pay rent to private landlords through the federal Section 8 housing program. Search/Register for Section 8 Housing.

HOMELESS SHELTERS & TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

  • The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority provides shelter, housing and services to homeless persons in Los Angeles City and County.
  • The Salvation Army provides relief to families by providing basic needs such as food, shelter and utilities, as well as additional supportive services such as counseling and spiritual care.
  • The Union Station Foundation provides shelter, meals, supportive housing and support services to homeless and poor adults and families in Greater Pasadena and western San Gabriel Valley.

LA County's Rent Relief Program

In an effort to assist renters with limited means affected by the COVID-19 crisis, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has provided $100 million in CARES Act funds to create a COVID-19 Rent Relief program, operated by the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA). The program is set to launch on Monday, August 17, 2020, and will remain open for a two-week period, closing on August 31,2020. The program’s goal is to assist between 8,000 to over 9,000 households. Click here for more details.

EVICTION MORATORIUM

On March 27, 2020, the Alhambra City Council adopted an Urgency Ordinance temporarily prohibiting COVID-19 related evictions. Learn more about the City's Urgency Ordinance here. The City of Alhambra's moratorium expired on May 31, 2020 and was not extended or replaced. Residents of Alhambra now fall under the County’s eviction moratorium. Click here for information on the County's moratorium. To read about the COVID-19 Tenant Protections in Alhambra, click here.

For questions about landlord and tenants rights and responsibilities, please contact the Housing Rights Center or check out the FAQs, Spanish FAQs, and Chinese FAQs. The Housing Rights Center is holding Virtual Housing Rights Walk-In Clinic every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. via phone or video call (Zoom). Make a 30-minute appointment by email at OutreachTeamMeetings@HousingRightsCenter.org or by phone at (323) 393-0191. Learn more here.

LA County launched Stay Housed L.A. County, a countywide initiative to provide legal assistance and support for tenants facing eviction amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The launch included the release of Stay Housed LA.org,a website connecting tenants with useful information about their rights,workshops for residents who need legal assistance, and other support. Stay Housed L.A. County is a partnership between the County of Los Angeles, legal aid groups and community-based organizations to provide emergency support to tenants in need.

Additionally, you can learn about the statewide moratorium on evictions below.

06/30/2020 Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order extending authorization for local governments to halt evictions for tenants

06/24/2020 Board of Supervisors Protects Renters Across Los Angeles County By Extending Temporary Eviction Moratorium to July 31

03/27/2020 Governor Newsom Takes Executive Action to Establish a Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

03/25/2020 Governor Gavin Newsom Announces Major Financial Relief Package: 90-Day Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19 Crisis

03/16/2020 Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order to Protect Renters and Homeowners During COVID-19 Pandemic

State's Rent Relief Program

The State has announced the launch of a CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program, intended to help income-eligible households pay rent and utilities, both for past and future payment. The decision by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to Opt-In to the statewide program will offer a singular, uniform framework to be deployed throughout California and avoid unnecessary confusion about competing programs among residents. California's COVID-19 Rent Relief can help with past due rent and utilities. To see if you qualify, visit HousingIsKey.com now or call 833‐430‐2122. If you need help filling out the application, visit this website to search for community-based partners to help with the application process.

Stay Housed LA

LA County launched Stay Housed L.A. County, a countywide initiative to provide legal assistance and support for tenants facing eviction amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The launch included the release of Stay Housed LA.org,a website connecting tenants with useful information about their rights,workshops for residents who need legal assistance, and other support. Stay Housed L.A. County is a partnership between the County of Los Angeles, legal aid groups and community-based organizations to provide emergency support to tenants in need. Visit their website for more information: https://www.stayhousedla.org/.

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