Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, in partnership with the City and the County of Sacramento, is offering emergency rental assistance for residents who have experienced a loss or reduction in wages due to COVID-19.

Applications for the new Sacramento Emergency Rental Assistance (SERA) program will be accepted online beginning Friday, October 9 through Thursday, October 22, 2020.

TO BE ELIGIBLE, RENTERS MUST:

  • Show employment income lost or decreased because of COVID-19
  • Rent your home in the City of Sacramento or the unincorporated County of Sacramento
  • Have a written lease or rental agreement or SERA Rental Verification form signed by the landlord AND a current utility bill in your name
  • Have current household income at or below 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI)

Complete details about the program are available on our website at www.shra.org/sera.

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TO APPLY:

If you need assistance, please contact the SERA Program by email sera@shra.org or by phone at (916) 449-1266.

You can also receive help uploading required documents and other technical assistance in person at 816 Revere Street (Alder Grove) and 480 Redwood Avenue, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., M-F from October 9th – October 22nd.

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