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Burbank Rental Assistance Program – Application Period
Burbank, CA (June 15, 2020) – The City of Burbank is committed to assisting renters impacted by COVID-19. A commitment of $439,910 in Community Development Block Grant and Los Angeles County Measure H funds will be used to provide emergency rent assistance to low-income renters. The assistance is available on a first-come, first served basis until funds run out, at which point, the program will end.
Renters financially impacted by COVID-19, may apply for the Burbank Rental Assistance Program for up to $800 per month for up to 3 months if specific criteria is met.
• Reside in Burbank
• Do not exceed
- Be financially impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic
- Experienced a job loss, furlough, or reduced work hours due to COVID-19
- Not receive any form of rental assistance or reside in housing with affordable housing covenants
- Have a current rental agreement
- Have fallen behind on your rent for the month of April, May, and/or June
The application period will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020, starting at 8:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time (PST)) and end on Friday, July 3, 2020 5:00 p.m. PST. Due to limited funding, the City will only accept 300 applications by or before the application period end date, whichever comes first. All applications must be submitted on-line at: https://www.burbankca.gov/ by clicking the Rent Assistance Program Banner that will appear on the top header at 8:00 a.m. on June 22. Applicants should have a rental agreement and payment arrangement agreement (if applicable) electronically available. Only one application per household will be accepted.
For other general questions or assistance, please call the Application Call Center at (818) 238-5180, Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and someone will be able to assist you.
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