Eviction Moratorium Ends Sept. 30; Apply Now for Rental Assistance

Date: September, 10 2021 Category: REVIVE Santa Ana, Community Development, COVID-19, Notification

APPLY NOW FOR EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE TO COVER 100% OF YOUR PAST-DUE RENT OWED SINCE APRIL 1, 2020, FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES IMPACTED BY COVID-19. Applications are available at www.santa-ana.org/cares-for-tenants or can be requested directly from Latino Health Access at (657) 229-5450 or LHARent@latinohealthaccess.org.

The State of California’s eviction moratorium, AB 832, ends on September 30, 2021. AB 832 was passed to provide eviction protections for tenants that were economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tenants received eviction protection by doing the following:

  • Provide a written notification to the owner, or property management company explaining that they have not paid the rent because they were financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • The written notification must be signed “under penalty of perjury.” 
  • Pay 25% of any rent owed from September 2020 to September 2021. This must be done before September 30, 2021. 

Tenants are currently protected from eviction for debt accumulated between April 2020 and September 2021 if they have an application in process with a rental assistance program, such as the City’s CARES for Tenants Program. 

In response to the end of AB 832, Latino Health Access will be having an informational workshop on AB 832 and the Santa Ana CARES for Tenants Program via Zoom.  Join Latino Health Access for the informative workshop on Sept. 22, 2021 at 6 p.m.  The informational workshop will be in English and Spanish. Please see the Zoom details below: 

Topic: Informative Workshop on AB 832 and the Santa Ana CARES for Tenants Program

Time: Sept. 22, 2021, 6:00 PM Pacific Time (the US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 913 5614 9339

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The City continues to work with Latino Health Access to inform as many Santa Ana residents as possible about AB 832 and the City’s CARES for Tenants Program.

If you do not have a computer with internet access or need assistance submitting an application, please contact the Santa Ana Work Center at (714) 565-2600 or by email at saworkcenter@santa-ana.org to schedule an appointment. Assistance is available by appointment only. Applications can also be mailed to you with return postage paid.

FOR TENANTS FACING EVICTION – Apply now for emergency rental assistance at the link above or go to
www.santa-ana.org/SAVES to learn more about the SAVES Program and submit a pre-application. Families at risk of eviction can also call 2-1-1 or go to https://santaana.211oc.org/ to start the application process today. Santa Ana residents impacted by COVID-19 who are behind on rent and facing eviction within 21 days can apply for up to 12 months' rent (which includes up to six months' past-due rent owed since April 1, 2020) and receive free legal and mediation services.

Rental assistance program flyer (English)

Rental assistance program flyer (Spanish)