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NCJW|LA’s West Hollywood Rental Assistance Program (RAP) provides direct cash assistance to keep community members housed. There are two separate tracks for RAP: Standard Rental Assistance and Emergency COVID-19 Rental Assistance. Our Standard RAP is designed to support community members in their recovery from financial emergencies and Emergency COVID-19 RAP helps people dealing with the direct and ongoing financial impact of the pandemic.  Both programs provide rental assistance checks directly to landlords and property managers. Program descriptions, qualifications/eligibility requirements, and documentation requirements are listed below. 

 

Program Description

Standard Rental Assistance 

  • Supports community members recovering from a financial emergency or significant setback.  
  • Program provides four months of support at 50% of monthly rent.  
  • All payments are sent directly to landlords/property managers. Tenants are expected to pay the balance of their rent each month.  
  • Once a participant is accepted into the Standard Rental Assistance Program, they will receive four months of continuous support unless they move out of West Hollywood.

COVID-19 Rental Assistance 

  • Assistance is available starting at up to $1,000.
  • Renters with monthly rents of less than $1,000 are eligible to have their full cost of rent covered for up to 6 months.
  • Renters with a monthly rent of more than $1,000 are eligible for $1,000 per month for 6 months.
  • After initial approval, renters can apply for additional months of support (up to 6 total), 30 days after each prior approval.
  • Renters will have to provide documentation that demonstrates continued, ongoing, and direct financial impact due to COVID-19.
  • Additional benefits may be available for those who are low-income and/or living with dependents.
Program Qualifications
Documentation Required

Have Questions?

If you have questions about or would like to apply for the WEHO Rental Assistance Program for non-COVID-related financial hardships, please contact us.