​COVID-19 Hotline: 916-875-2400

Sacramento County Emergency Renter Protection Act of 2020​​


*Rent/utility benefits are extended beginning May 11, 2021

Sacramento Emergency Rental Assistance (SERA2) Program 

​Rent and Utility Assistance available to support income-qualified Sacramento County families. 

​In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA), in partnership with the City and the County of Sacramento is offering emergency rent and utilities assistance for renters impacted by COVID-19. The application period begins May 11, 2021 onwards. Go to SHRA to learn about the SERA2 program

View the SERA2 Program Flyer in multiple languages​

Sacramento County Ordinance

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors introduced an ordinance related to temporary prohibition of evicting residential tenants due to the impacts of COVID-19, also known as: “Sacramento County Emergency Renter Protection Act of 2020."

The Board adopted the ordinance on April 1. The effective date is May 1, 2020.

​Do you need information about the temporary moratorium on tenant evictions due to COVID-19?  Call the Renters Helpline today at 916-389-7877 or visit the Renters Helpline website