Rental and Mortgage Assistance, Tenant Protection and Other Tools to Support Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted economic opportunity and the ability for California residents (many of whom were already burdened) to afford housing costs. While the pandemic has created a number of challenges, local governments have formed partnerships and explored unique strategies to help their residents stay housed. This webinar shared programs and tactics local governments have put in place including rental assistance, tenant protection and anti-displacement practices.
- Christine Viterelli, Grant Writer, City of Arvin
- Heather Vaikona, President & CEO, Lift to Rise
- Carrie Harmon, Assistant Director, Riverside County Economic Development Agency
- Maryann Leshin, Deputy Director of Housing & Community Development, City of Oakland
Moderated by Melissa Kuehne, Senior Program Manager, Institute for Local Government