SERA2 Additional Resources



Click the orange links below for more information:

Renter Resources:

Sacramento County Court

Information about evictions, mediation and how the court works.

City’s Tenant Protection Program

City’s Tenant Protection Program assists city residential and commercial landlords and tenants who are interested in addressing and resolving rent payments and tenancy issues related to COVID-19.

Sacramento CARES Mediation

The City has hired the Sacramento Mediation Center to provide dispute resolution services for properties within the city of Sacramento to assist with the local Tenant Eviction Moratorium Ordinance and related rent repayment plans.  The services under this program are voluntary and at no cost to the participating parties while funding is available.

California Apartment Association

The California Apartment Association  provides information for landlords and tenants and has additional information about the COVID -19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020.

Renter’s Helpline

The Renters Helpline provides telephone counseling and mediation services for Sacramento County residents in a housing crisis or dispute. The program counselors deal directly with concerns regarding landlord-tenant disputes and help refer fair housing issues to the appropriate agency.

The Sacramento City and County Housing Authorities provide rental assistance provides assistance to very low-income individuals and families to enable them to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing.  Applications are wait-list based.

Utility Assistance:

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

For additional assistance with heating/cooling your home, select the link above.

If you would like to apply for energy assistance, click here:

Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District (SMUD)

To find out about assistance paying SMUD bills.

Assistance with Internet Service

To find out about affordable broadband service

Financial and Employment Resources:

Financial Empowerment Center

The City of Sacramento (in partnership with the Sacramento office of International Rescue Committee) offers free professional one-on-one financial navigation and coaching for local residents.

Sacramento COVID Relief

Find information for workers impacted by COVID

  • worker protection and related laws,
  • benefits and support available, and
  • job placement and training

Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

Information about job centers and community resources available, including job listings.

Sacramento Works

Job listings for Sacramento and beyond.

Other Resources:

211 Sacramento

24-hour social, health and disaster services information. 2-1-1 is a one-stop source of information for people looking for community services and resources, especially for those who need essential services, such as food, shelter, counseling, employment assistance, and more. Callers receive personalized information from a live resource specialist. 2-1-1 is confidential and available in more than 200 languages and dialects.

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