Drought Housing Rental Subsidies Program

California’s Department of Housing and Community Development is making $10 million available for Rental assistance and help with utility bills for drought-afflicted families.

Fresno County is included in this program.

The Drought Housing Rental Subsidies program, which will also help subsidize utility payments, will be offered to eligible individuals and families in Amador, Butte, Colusa, Fresno, Glenn, Kern, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Merced, Modoc, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, Santa Cruz, Sierra, Siskiyou, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Tulare, Yolo and Yuba counties.

Rental payments will be made directly to the landlord and/or utility company.

Call – La Cooperativa at 916.388.2228 for more information or to apply for this program

Guidelines can be viewed here
http://www.hcd.ca.gov/fa/SB_104_Drought_Rental_Assistance_Program_Guidelines_FINAL.pdf