The County of Orange has opened up the second application period for the Orange County Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program to provide funding assistance to households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2021, or until funding is exhausted. Eligible expenses are unpaid rent or utility bills due to COVID-19 impact only, not future rent or utility costs. You must meet the income requirements. Households with one or more members currently experiencing unemployment for 90 days or more at the time of application and have an annual income at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI) or household with an annual income at or below 50% AMI, regardless of employment status are eligible.
To apply and find out more information, please visit https://era.211oc.org/.