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Indio & Riverside County provide a 'lift' to those needing housing help

Whether you are a tenant who is unable to pay rent, a homeowner unable to pay your mortgage, or a business owner who wants to protect your employees and clients from the spread of COVID-19, various programs and services are available in Indio to address your needs.

Through various partnerships and funding sources (such as Community Development Block Grants and the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery and Economic Security Act), the City is helping fund the following services to help mitigate the financial impacts of COVID-19.

Rent Payment Assistance

United Lift Rental Assistance Program

United Lift (Inland So Cal United Way, Lift to Rise and County of Riverside) may cover 100% of past due rent (if due to impacts of COVID-19) up to $3,500 per eligible household. Applications currently being accepted.

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Tenant, Landlord and Homeowner Services

Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board (IFHMB)
IFHMB provides tenant/landlord mediation services which can lead to arrangements for the repayment of past-due rent, answering questions regarding tenants/landlords rights and responsibilities, and providing Mortgage loan modification assistance.
Indio Dedicated Hotline: (888) 885-8020

Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)
ICLS provides free legal services (consultation and court representation) to low-income tenants facing evictions/unlawful detainers or other legal housing challenges.
Indio Dedicated Hotline: (888) 245-4257 (dial “1”, then “1”)
Employment/Business Supportive Services and COVID-19 Resources

Riverside County’s Workforce Development Center in Indio provides various employment resources and assistance to workers, employers and businesses impacted by COVID-19.