This program has now closed and will reopen if funding is available

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CARES ACT Subsistence Program for Rental, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance

What You Need to Know:

The Nevada County Rental Assistance Program provides financial assistance in the form of direct payments to landlords, lenders, or utility providers. This program is specifically designed to aid COVID-19 affected households at or below 80%  of the Area Median Income (AMI) as adjusted for household size. Please see the chart below for income limits for this program and to see if you might be eligible. 

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What Happens Next:

Applications received before the close date will be processed and applicants selected for the program will be contacted to provide any additional information necessary. If awarded rental,  mortgage, or utility assistance, payments will be made directly to the landlord, lender, or utility provider. 

For More Information: 

Full guidelines for the program can be found here: Subsistence  Program Guidelines for rental, mortgage, and utility assistance


If you need additional assistance or additional information about this rental assistance program, contact Angela Masker, Senior Administrative Analyst, at (530) 265-1625 or email at