Date training recorded: Jun 14, 2022
Trainer(s): Melanie Snider, Lorrie Blevins
Sponsoring Organization(s): Judicial Council of California (Judicial Council), California Department of Housing & Community Development


As of April 1, 2022, the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program no longer accepts new applications. Some cities or counties may have additional resources, including local rent relief programs, to help Californians cover the cost of their rent or utility payments. Still, many programs may have already ended, and others may have specific requirements for participation. This webinar will give an overview of the current state of the California Rent Relief program and wrap-around services available.

Program summary:
• Overview of federal eviction relief fund distribution
• The state of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program
• Legislation defining the Emergency Rental Assistance Program
• The ERAP Appeals Process and frequently asked questions
• Resources to find additional wrap-around services for clients

If you have individual or specific case questions can be directed to

MCLE: 1-hour general


The Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) produces trainings designed for civil legal aid and pro bono attorneys throughout the state, bringing the experts directly to the advocates helping low-income Californians. Technology permitting, all trainings are recorded and archived for later on-demand viewing by advocates. This training is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice, for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction.

You can receive self-study MCLE credit for watching this recorded webinar by completing this formLAAC’s trainings are intended for legal aid advocates. If you are not a civil legal aid attorney, please consider donating here.

SB115, the CA COVID 19 Rent Relief Appeals Process, and Wrap Around Services


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Last revised: Jun 15, 2022 4:26 pm