Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Housing Element Update

Program 16: Housing Relocation for CalWORKs Participants Program

The Relocation Program provides a one-time-only assistance to qualified CalWORKs participants to ensure their success in obtaining/maintaining employment. Participants who are eligible for this payment are CalWORKs participants who have obtained a job or received a documented offer of employment, and are in need of child care or public transportation assistance, or need to move closer to work. The payment is only made to a participant receiving cash assistance or who has left a cash assistance program during the last 12 months due to employment. The subsidy can be used for moving expenses, such as moving truck rental, utility deposits, and security deposits.

Objectives Continue to provide assistance to CalWORKs participants during the planning period.
Policies Policy 4.1: Provide financial assistance and ensure that necessary supportive services are provided to assist low and moderate income households and those with special needs to attain and maintain affordable and adequate housing.
Timeframe Ongoing
Responsible Agency Department of Public Social Services
Funding Source State CalWORKs funds

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