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Renter Rights and Resources

The United to House Los Angeles (ULA) Emergency Renters Assistance Program application opens from September 19th, 2023 at 8am to October 2nd, 2023 at 6pm. This program provides up to six months of back rent to low-income renters at risk of homelessness due to unpaid rent as a result of COVID-19 or other financial hardship.

To be eligible, a household must be obligated to pay rent on a residential dwelling and meet the following requirements:

  1. Be a resident of the City of Los Angeles, regardless of immigration status.
  2. One or more individuals within the household have experienced a loss of employment, reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship between March 2020 to present.
  3. Have unpaid rent due to their current landlord for any month(s) between April 2020 to present.
  4. The current household income is at or below 80% of the area median income (AMI).


For more information and to apply, visit

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