The City of Burbank is committed to assisting renters impacted by COVID-19. A commitment of $375,475 in Community Development Block Grant will be used to provide emergency rent assistance and utility payments to low-income renters. The assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis until funds run out, at which point, the program will end.
Renters financially impacted by COVID-19, may apply for the Burbank Rental Assistance Program for up to $1000 per month for up to 3 months for assistance with rent arrears, future rent and delinquent utility bills if specific criteria is met.
• Reside in Burbank
• Do not exceed the annual income below based on your household size as a result of COVID-19
# of People 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Annual Income* $63,100 $72,100 $81,100 $90,100 $97,350 $104,550 $111,750 $118,950
*Subject to change as published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
• Experienced a job loss, furlough, or reduced work hours due to COVID-19
• Have fallen behind on rent or have verifiable need for future rent assistance • Have fallen behind on utility payments with Burbank Water and Power
• Do not receive Section 8 or live in a rent restricted unit • Have a current rental agreement
The application period will begin on Monday, April 5, 2021, starting at 8:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time (PST)) and end on Friday, April 16, 2021 5:00 p.m. PST. Applications will be considered on a first-come-first-served basis until funding is exhausted. A waiting list will be established as applications are received. All applications must be submitted on-line at https://www.burbankca.gov/ between April 5-16, 2021. Only one application per household will be accepted.
For other general questions or assistance, please call the Application Call Center at (818) 238-5180, Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.