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Important COVID-19 Program Announcements

  • Small Business Revitalization Grant

    The Small Business Revitalization Grant application period closed on October 19, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

    Click here to learn more. 
  • Small Business Revitalization Grant II

    Los Angeles County is providing a second opportunity for financial assistance to businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and have been allowed to reopen by the State, but ordered to remain closed by the County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order as of September 4, 2020.

    The Small Business Revitalization Grant II Program, operated by the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA), is designed to assist breweries with no kitchen, wineries with no kitchen, miniature golf parks, batting cage facilities, kart racing centers, and tanning salons in Los Angeles County that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While preference will be given to applicants in the County of Los Angeles, businesses located in the City of Los Angeles are eligible for this second round of funding, unlike the first round.

    Click here for more information
  • LA County COVID-19 Rent Relief

    Please note: this program closed on August 31, 2020, at 8 p.m., and is no longer accepting applications. Due to the high number of applications submitted, the applications are still under review to verify eligibility for the program.

    Applicants will receive a notification via email as to whether they were selected for Rent Relief by September 21, 2020.


    The LA County COVID-19 Rent Relief application will open on Monday, August 17, 2020, for income-eligible renters in Los Angeles County who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Their landlord must provide a W-9 and sign a participation agreement in order to have the rent paid on behalf of the tenant.

    How to Apply

    Applications will open on Monday, August 17, 2020, and close on August 31, 2020. You can submit your application at 211la.org/lacounty/rentrelief or by dialing 2-1-1.

    For more information about the program, FAQs, targeted zip codes, and social media toolkit, please visit rentrelief.lacda.org.
  • How to Submit Section 8 Questions

    If you are a Section 8 tenant or owner participating in one of our housing programs and have an urgent question or need, please email your Case Manager directly for assistance.  If you do not know the email address, please email section8.mailbox@lacda.org

    All other inquiries may be directed to this email address. 

  • Public Housing Interim Rent Adjustment

    Are you a public housing resident experiencing a decrease in income due to the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Interim Rent Adjustment Form
    Click here to download form 


  • Section 8 Interim Reexaminations

    Interim Reexaminations

    Effective June 1, 2020, the LACDA has implemented a New Interim Reexamination Policy and Procedure. Please click here  to see how this affects your rental assistance reporting requirements and to report a change in income or family circumstances.

    Please note: To complete the signature portion of the Interim Rent Adjustment Form, you will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    En Español
    A partir del 1 de junio de 2020, la LACDA implementó una nueva política y procedimiento de reexamen provisional.  Para ver cómo esto afecta sus requisitos de informes de asistencia de alquiler y para informar un cambio en los ingresos o las circunstancias familiares, haga clic aquí.
     
    Tenga en cuenta: para completar la parte de la firma del Formulario de ajuste de alquiler provisional, deberá descargar Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • HUD Waivers

    HUD Waivers

    Beginning on April 10, 2020, the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) adopted and implemented a series of statutory and regulatory waivers permitted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These HUD waivers allow the LACDA to enact temporary changes to its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing Programs in order to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. 

    HCV Program: Click here for a list of waivers

    Public Housing Program: Click here for a list of waivers 

 

CARES Act

Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), signed into law by the President on March 27, 2020.  Click here for information on the funding provided by the CARES Act to the LACDA.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

The LACDA remains committed to being a resource to you during these difficult times.  Click on the programs below for information regarding our current services and program updates.
 
 

L.A. County Workforce: We Are All Essential

Learn how LACDA Employees provide supplemental support during times of crisis.

Disaster Service Worker Information

All LACDA Offices Are Closed to the Public

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, all Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) offices will be closed to the public. During our office closure, LACDA staff will continue to serve clients, program participants, and partners via telephone and email.  Thank you for your understanding.