County of San Diego
Rental Assistance for Small Landlords
The County of San Diego’s Rental Assistance for Small Landlords (RASL) program helps eligible small-scale, independent, property owners who are experiencing significant rental payment shortfalls from their tenants due to COVID-19 impacts.
The program will assist landlords who are not able to access any other source of governmental COVID-19 financial assistance that would compensate for lost rental income. The County will compensate rental arrears accumulated from April 2020 for a maximum of $15,000 per award.
One application per owner will be accepted. Applications will be reviewed until funds are no longer available. After May 27th, 2022 applications will no longer be accepted.
To be eligible for this program, landlords must meet all the following criteria:
- HCDS will serve landlords residing in the County’s jurisdiction.
- HCDS will serve rental properties located in the cities of Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, National City, Oceanside, Poway, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach, Vista, and the unincorporated areas of San Diego.
- Landlords must have no more than five units of rental housing, including personal property, business-owned property or property units held within a Trust.
Other Eligibility Notes:
- Recipients should be ineligible for or not be able to access Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds for rental housing business, or any other source of governmental COVID-19 financial assistance that would compensate for lost rental income, including local rental assistance programs developed by the County of San Diego and incorporated cities.
Rental Assistance for Small Landlords (RASL) flyer and FAQ's
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