The COVID-19 Rental Assistance program provides one-time cash assistance to low-income households residing in Solano County who have lost their jobs or had their wages reduced due to COVID-19. The goal of this program is to help prevent the eviction of over 500 households due to COVID-19 while reducing the risk of families/individuals from becoming homeless. Further, this program will provide informational resources to applicants and landlords/property owners of services available
Provide rental assistance that is paid directly to the landlord of eligible renter households
Support low-income communities in each city across Solano County
Support paying for unpaid rent (excluding late fees) as retroactive as from the month of March 2020
Educate Tenants and Landlords on the current Eviction Moratoriums and provide tools to help support an agreement for a repayment plan of any outstanding rent due to COVID-19.
Provide educational resources such as
Public Health Guidelines & Resources
Food Bank/Food Pantry Resources, as well as CalFresh
- Head of household over 18 years of age
Have been a Solano County resident as of January 1, 2020
- Have an income at or below 100% Federal Poverty Guidelines
(or 125% Federal Poverty Guidelines if receiving CalFRESH)
- Demonstrate financial hardship or loss of income due to COVID-19
Tenants may apply for this program from
September 21 through October12,2020.
Requires financial documentation, including a letter from most recent employer, bank statements, and bills in arrears to show inability to pay basic needs.
Verification of Income will be required (i.e. pay stubs, EDD denial letter, etc.)
Applicants will be assessed to determine the highest needs households.
Once information is verified, Landlord is asked to complete a “Landlord Verification Form” and IRS Form W-9 to receive the rent payment directly from Catholic Charities.
Once all steps have been completed, the landlord would receive the rental payment between 5-10 business days.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications will be accepted September 21 - October 12, 2020.
DO NOT SUBMIT DOCUMENTS AT THIS TIME!
We'll let you know after October 12 whether or not you have been selected.
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125 Corporate Place, Suite A
Vallejo, CA 94590
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