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Rental assistance Shasta and Tehama County.

Find assistance with paying rent from charities, churches or government organizations in the greater Redding CA area. When seeking financial help for housing costs, whether in the form of grant money or a voucher, there is priority given to seniors, veterans, the disabled and single moms. Get help with rent near you in Shasta or Tehama County.

Funding is limited. Priority for any rent relief will be given to people working towards self-sufficiency. The process to apply for housing assistance, whether from a non-profit or the government, is extensive. Any money for helping to pay back rent will be combined with help in locating a more permanent, affordable home or apartment to live in, including no wait list apartments.

Other emergency rental assistance programs are offered too. In some instances, there may also be a free tenant lawyer used or emergency motel vouchers passed out or some families will be given a no-interest loan for their rent from the Shasta or Tehama County general assistance (GA) program. More information on these resources, as well as security deposit programs, are below.

Places that help with rent in Redding CA area

Caring Choices - Programs
Address is 1398 Ridgewood Drive, Chico, California, 95973. Phone: 530-899-3873 or 530-343-0727
They only assist people or households impacted by HIV/AIDS. Up to one months rental or energy assistance is available along with medications and more. There is also referrals to low income housing in the Redding region.

Salvation Army social services
All rent assistance is based on whether the non-profit has funds, including from FEMA, donations or some other source. If so, any for low-income families that qualify, there may be grants to pay back rent, shelter available, or even money for a security deposit. There are also transitional housing programs in Shasta County, which can be combined with future rent payment help.

  • The Salvation Army Redding Corps Community Center is another option. The location is 2691 Larkspur Ln, Redding, CA 96002. Call (530) 222-2207
  • Salvation Army Center - Tehama County is at 940 Walnut Street, Red Bluff, CA, 96080. Call 530-527-8530.




Northern California Veterans Museum & Heritage Center
Location is 2110 North St, Anderson, CA 96007. Dial: 530-378-8046 or (530) 378-2280
The program known as Homeward Bound only assists military members or veterans and their families. Everything from emergency home repairs to government funds for housing expenses (rent, mortgage, or energy costs) is available. Outreach and counseling is also available for tenants facing eviction.

Legal Services of Northern California - Shasta Region
Address is 1370 West Street, Redding CA 96001. Call (530) 241-3565
Free legal aid from the non-profit can stop an eviction. There are free lawyers for low-income tenants, seniors and migrants in Tehama and Shsata County. They also offer information on debt relief, disputes between landlords and tenants, applications to government rent relief, and offer other guidance.

Northern Valley Catholic Social Service (NVCCS)
There are multiple parishes that help the poor, low-income, and women facing DV. Get money for back rent or utility bills, mobile home or rent assistance and legal advice. Other emergency housing assistance programs are also offered in Shasta or Tehama County.

  • 175 Solano Street, Corning, CA, 96021. Program Phones - 530-824-7670
  • 2400 Washington Ave, Redding, CA 96001. Call (530) 241-0552

Redding Veterans Resource Center
153 Hartnell, Redding, California, 96002. Telephone - 530-223-3211
Veterans (or their families) will get help. The non-profit offer help with finding permanent housing. Then, when the time is right, there may be a grant for a security deposit or first months rent. Other assistance can help with moving costs, or veterans facing eviction can receive emergency rent help.

Emergency Solution Grants are available from local non-profits. Referrals are available. There is emergency assistance for low income families. Everything from loans as a form of one time rent assistance to referrals and clothing items for work are available. A goal is to stop evictions, so rent, legal aid, and even deposit/utility help is arranged. Call 866-963-8182.

St. Francis of St. Vincent de Paul
37464 Juniper Avenue, Burney, CA, 96013. Call 530-335-2372





Redding Housing Authority
Location is 777 Cypress Ave, Redding, CA 96001. Call (530) 225-4048
The organization operates HUD section 8 housing choice vouchers, which are rent subsidized homes or apartments. Low-income families, single mothers, and the working poor in Tehama County can get help with rent from section 8 or emergency vouchers. Or learn more on CA section 8 for adults.

Shasta County Community Action, which is based in Redding (phone (530) 225-5169 or (530) 225-5169) as well as Tehama County Community Action Agency (Red Bluff based, phone (530) 527-6159) may both offer information, including to grants from ESG and other services. Staff can help the struggling family apply for social services or move into a shelter. These non-profits combine financial aid for housing or rent costs with case management. Learn more on how to get help from Tehama County Community Action.

United Way of Northern California
They give out free referrals 3300 Churn Crk Rd, Redding, CA 96002.
Callers can get referred to immediate rental assistance organizations in the region. Or find help from government grant money, moving cost help as well as other solutions for struggling tenants. For the call center dial (530) 241-7521


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