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Culver City COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Culver City renters facing financial hardships due to COVID-19 may be eligible to receive temporary rental assistance. The Community Development Department’s Housing Division will offer 12-month rental assistance or 3-month rental catch-up to residents who meet the income and COVID-19 impact qualifications(PDF, 49KB). Eligible applications will be selected by lottery.

The online application period will be open from Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8 AM until Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:59 PM. Culver City Housing Authority Preliminary Application

Please see COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance program flyer(PDF, 210KB) for more program details.

Consulte el folleto del programa de asistencia de emergencia COVID-19 para obtener más detalles del programa.(PDF, 211KB)


Fair Housing

If you have questions regarding fair housing rights, please contact the Housing Rights Center at (800) 477-5977.

Family Self-Sufficiency Program

 The Family Self-Sufficiency Program(PDF, 462KB) is designed to assist families currently receiving Section 8 rental assistance from the City of Culver City. This five year program offers families with access to job training, educational workshops, and social services to prepare for careers that will assist the family in raising their income level where a housing subsidy is no longer necessary.

For further information, please contact: Culver City Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator, Raechelle Moore at (310) 253-5788 or at raechelle.moore@culvercity.org.


Homeless Services

In coordination with the Committee on Homelessness, the Housing Division of the Community Development Department has created a Homeless Resource Guide and it is now available to all residents and businesses in Culver City. The resource guide provides referral information for Crisis Lines, Food Programs, Homeless Shelters & Services, Legal Services, Medical & Mental Health Programs, and Substance Abuse Programs.  View the list of Winter/Spring shelters.


Housing Quality Standards

Learn about the housing quality standards which all units must meet as part of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program to provide decent, safe and sanitary” housing at an affordable cost to low-income families.


Landlord-Tenant Mediation Board

The Landlord-Tenant Mediation Board was established by the City Council in 1981 to offer voluntary mediation services to the tenant-landlord community. Those services were extended on May 20, 1987 by Title 15.09 of the Culver City Municipal Code to provide mandatory “good faith” mediation of rental disputes relating to rent increases in Culver City.

Globe Avenue Project

Globe – Through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, construction of 10 new homes will begin in the summer of 2017. View the Glove Avenue Project Site Plan(PDF, 1MB). If you need additional information, please contact Tevis Barnes at (310) 253-5780To volunteer, sign up online and confirm your volunteer date to volunteer on the construction site and beyond.

Section 8

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is financed by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide rent subsidies in the form of housing assistance payments (HAP) to private Landlords on behalf of extremely low, very low-income individuals/families, senior citizens, and person with disabilities.

For information regarding the Section 8 program, please select below: