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The Rental Assistance Program (RAP)

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General Agency Information
Name: The Rental Assistance Program (RAP)
Alternate Name(s): Shelter Project
Address: 406 Main St., Ste 220
Watsonville,  CA  95076
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-547-1741
Description: The Rental Assistance Program (RAP) is an eviction prevention program. The rent/mortgage assistance program serves low income households with children or households without children if one of the people is temporarily or permanently disabled and cannot work or is 60 years of age or older. The purpose of the program is to prevent eviction or foreclosure; it is not to help move into a new home (for assistance with a deposit to move into a new home call the Housing Authority of Santa Cruz County at: 831-454-9455). At this time the program has funding for all areas of Santa Cruz County except for households in the cities of Watsonville and Scotts Valley.

To apply for rent/mortgage assistance, please download and print out the forms online and mail them to:

CAB Inc.
Rent/Mortgage Assistance Program
406 Main St. Suite 207
Watsonville, CA 95076
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Call for Information
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: None
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Lourdes Arellano-Perez
Program Director
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Eviction Assistance
Motel Vouchers
Private Nonprofits
Rent Assistance
This agency was last updated on March 13, 2019.