Supervisors reauthorize rental assistance program, add $61 million in aid

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors authorized continuation of the Riverside County Emergency Rental Assistance Program, with $61.63 million in additional funds now available to aid residents impacted by coronavirus public health lockdowns that left them struggling to pay their bills during its Aug. 16 meeting. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board directed the county Department of Housing, Homelessness Prevention & Workforce Solutions to accept the federal allocation, disbursed under the state’s COVID-19 Rental Relief Program. As part of the reauthorization of the county’s rental assistance policy, established in June 2020, HHPWS will maintain agreements with Riverside-based nonprofit United Way of Inland Southern California, also known as “Inland SoCal 211,” an
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