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On Jan. 5, 2021, the Board of Supervisors extended the Rent Relief Program for eligible applicants from the Aug. 2020 application period. To find out if you are eligible, please call (626) 943-3800. The State’s new Emergency Rental Assistance program is under development and expected to launch in March 2021. For more information, click this link https://www.bcsh.ca.gov/covidrelief/

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(833) 223-RENT (7368)

You can reach a counselor Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To learn more about the County’s Temporary Eviction Moratorium:

dcba.lacounty.gov/noevictions
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News and Updates for Renters and Landlords

Temporary Eviction Moratorium

The Los Angeles County Temporary Eviction Moratorium, effective March 4, 2020, through June 30, 2021*, unless repealed or extended by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, places a Countywide ban on evictions for residential and commercial  tenants, including mobilehome space renters. Under the County’s Moratorium, tenants may not be evicted for COVID-19 related nonpayment of rent, as well as no-fault reasons, nuisance, denying entry to a landlord, or unauthorized occupants or pets – if related to COVID-19.

*Note: Between October 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021, the County’s Moratorium will not apply to residential tenants facing eviction for nonpayment of rent due to COVID-19 related financial hardship, as they are covered under the state’s eviction moratorium.

More information on Temporary Eviction Moratorium can be found at dcba.lacounty.gov/noevictions.

Note: On Jan. 29, Governor Gavin Newsom signed California Senate Bill 91 to extend California’s Eviction Moratorium and its protections through June 30, 2021. Our department and other LA County agencies are assessing this new law and will publish additional information here when it becomes available. For more information, please visit HousingIsKey.com or call 1-833-422-4255.

DCBA Service Update

The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA), following the directive of the Board of Supervisors, has closed all service locations to members of the public, including at its headquarters in the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 W. Temple Street, Room B96, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

DCBA will also cancel all currently calendared workshops, community meetings, trainings, commission meetings, and other outreach activities. These events will be rescheduled as webinars, conference calls, and remote/virtual engagement as appropriate and possible.

The Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) Rent Stabilization Program is dedicated to assisting the public and will continue to provide essential services in the following ways:

  • Phone: (833) 223-7368
  • Online: rent.lacounty.gov
  • Email: rent@dcba.lacounty.gov
  • Direct messaging:@LACountyDCBA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

DCBA will be increasing the capacity of its telephone call center to provide the most efficient service possible. We will respond to each online request within 48 hours.

DCBA encourages you to visit the Department of Public Health’s website for up-to-date, trustworthy information about the coronavirus emergency.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Updated Feb. 1, 2021
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