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United Way of Santa Barbara County helps residents facing financial fallout

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Posted at 6:58 PM, Oct 20, 2020

United Way of Santa Barbara County is offering Rental Assistance grants to eligible individuals and families.

Rental Assistance grants are currently available in the following cities/geographic areas:
Unincorporated cities include but are not limited to:
Burton Mesa
Casmalia
Cuyama
Eastern Goleta Valley
Gaviota
Isla Vista
Los Alamos
Los Olivos
Montecito
Orcutt
Santa Ynez
Summerland
Vandenberg Village

If you are unsure if you live in an unincorporated area, use this link for a map.

Eligible applicants must have income at or below the following limits:
Family Size - Income:
1 individual - $66,750
2 individuals - $76,250
3 individuals - $85,800
4 individuals - $95,300
5 individuals - $102,950
6 individuals - $110,550
7 individuals - $118,200
8 individuals - $125,800

To be considered for funding, click here for an application.

Funding is also available for those in the city of Santa Barbara. In order to be eligible for this funding, you must:
Be a renter within in the city limits of Santa Barbara
Have lost wages or your job due to COVID-19-related closures (after March 19th, 2020), and will be facing eviction without this assistance
Meet the income requirements below:

Family Size - Income:
1 individual - $66,750
2 individuals - $76,250
3 individuals - $85,800
4 individuals - $95,300
5 individuals - $102,950
6 individuals - $110,550
7 individuals - $118,200
8 individuals - $125,800

To be considered for funding, click here for an application.

If you need additional help, call 805-965-8591.