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About the Program
Small Landlord Providers
The City of Los Angeles United to House Los Angeles (ULA) Emergency Renters Assistance Program landlord application will open on October 23, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. and close on October 31, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. This application portal is only for landlords who own 12 or fewer units. To be eligible, the rental property must be located in the City of Los Angeles.
Details: Once a landlord application has been submitted, the tenant will be invited to apply to the ULA ERAP. Tenants who may have applied and have an existing application will be paired with the landlord’s application to expedite processing to determine if the tenant meets the ULA ERAP eligibility criteria.
The ULA ERAP will provide up to six months of rental arrears to low-income residential renters who are at risk of homelessness due to unpaid rent as a result of COVID-19 or other ﬁnancial hardship. Rental arrears will only be provided to landlords on behalf of tenants that meet the ULA ERAP eligibility criteria, and the landlord has provided the following:
Proof of Landlord Photo Identiﬁcation
Proof of Property Ownership
A Completed W9 - Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
Proof of the tenant's current monthly and past due rent
Tenant Information & Eligibility
The program will cover up to six months of rental arrears. To be eligible, a tenant's household must be obligated to pay rent on a residential dwelling and meet the following requirements:
Be a resident of the City of Los Angeles, regardless of immigration status. To verify if you live in the City of Los Angeles, go to neighborhoodinfo.lacity.gov.
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 and now.
Have unpaid rent due to their current landlord for any month(s) between April 1, 2020, through now.
The current household income is at or below 80% of the area median income (AMI).
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