Mayor Gloria Launches Program to Help Renters Facing Hardship from COVID-19 (San Diego Housing Commission)

Date Published: 
April 7th, 2021

From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release:

As part of his efforts to protect vulnerable San Diegans from the impacts of the pandemic, Mayor Todd Gloria today was joined by San Diego City Councilmember Vivian Moreno, San Diego Housing Commission President and CEO Richard C. Gentry, and Chicano Federation CEO Nancy Maldonado to announce the launch of the Housing Stability Assistance Program.

More than $83 million is now available through the Housing Stability Assistance Program to help qualifying low-income residential renters  who live in the city of San Diego and are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic pay past-due rent, utilities and internet service. The application period began today.

“As more San Diegans receive COVID-19 vaccinations, we’re getting closer to putting this pandemic behind us, but the financial devastation it has caused for our residents will linger until our economy has fully recovered,” Mayor Gloria said. “This financial assistance will be an enormous help in getting San Diego renters through this incredibly difficult time.”

Read the San Diego Housing Commission's press release.

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