Resident Resources

NATIONAL AND CALIFORNIA

 

 

At WinnResidential our goal is to deliver service that exceeds expectations by listening, responding, caring and pursuing positive experiences for our
residents throughout their residency and beyond.

We know this is an unprecedented time of uncertainty and anxiety for our residents. We also know that many of our residents are suffering from job losses, furloughs and reduced hours.


Help is Available

WinnResidential has compiled a list of resources and endeavored to present them in a concise, organized manner. The following pages of this document identify national and local resources that provide assistance.

Residents are responsible for verifying the validity of each resource
independently.

In addition to the resources on the following pages, WinnResidential’s Connected Communities team has partnered with Aunt Bertha to create CONNECT, an online platform for residents to search for free and reduced-cost services like food, healthcare, job opportunities, benefits enrollment, rent assistance and more, all in one place. This database will be updated daily and is available for every zip code in the United States. The website is connect.winncompanies.com.

Emergency resources related to COVID-19 can be found by searching with the tag “COVID19” or COVID-19 Response Program” in the CONNECT search box.


 

National Resources

Direct Payments

The federal government will be making one-time cash payments directly to our citizens. These payments should be issued during the month of April either by check or direct deposit. How much will you receive?

·         Individuals earning less than $75,000 will receive $1,200.

·         Married couples earning less than $150,000 will receive $2,400.

·         If you have children, you will receive $500 per child.

·         Individuals earning more than $75,000 and less than $99,000 – and couples earning more than $150,000 and less than $198,000 – are eligible for a lesser amount.

Please see the below list of national resources that may be available to you during the COVID-19 Crisis.

 

Links to Federal Assistance Programs

 

Resource

Description

211 – COVID-19 Assistance http://www.211.org/services/covid19

If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, dial 211 to speak to someone who can help. 

United Way

https://www.unitedway.org/

 

Community Economic Relief Fund: They will help with bills, rent, and food. Call 1-866-211-9966, give zip code, and they will be given a list of local agencies that can provide assistance.

Resident Relief Foundation

https://residentrelieffoundation.org/

The Resident Relief Foundation provides grants for rental assistance due to an unexpected financial emergency outside of your control (temporary job gap, natural disaster, medical emergency, auto accident, a victim of a crime, death, etc.)

Rent Assistance

https://www.rentassistance.us/

Rent Assistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent.

Some listings are government organizations, others are

nonprofits and charities that offer rental assistance

programs.

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

https://www.usbgfoundation.org/beap

 

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program is available to all

bartenders or the spouse or child of a bartender.

Restaurant Worker Community Foundation

https://www.restaurantworkerscf.org/

A crisis relief fund to direct money to organizations leading

on the ground efforts in the restaurant community, to provide zero-interest loans to businesses to maintain payroll during closure or re-open once this crisis has passed, and to

establish a relief fund for individual workers facing economic

hardships or health crises as a direct result of COVID-19.


Children of Restaurant Employees

https://coregives.org/

CORE grants support to children of food and beverage

service employees navigating life-altering circumstances.


 

Federal Resources (Continued)

 

Resource

Description

Relief Benefits

https://reliefbenefits.com/

Financial assistance available to those who qualify.

United Family Network

https://unitedfamilynetwork.com/

United Family Network provides help and information on

assistance for families.

Salvation Army

https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/

The Salvation Army knows that sometimes life throws you a

curve ball. Job loss, disaster, medical issue or other crisis

can really knock you off your feet – even if only for a

moment. Before you know it, you’re behind on your rent or

utilities or you can’t buy food or clothes for your family. But The Salvation Army is here to help. We help clients secure

necessities to stay in their homes and move past the initial

crisis.

One Fare Wage

https://ofwemergencyfund.org/help

Providing free, cash assistance to restaurant workers,

delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service

workers — who are seeing their income decline during this

disaster, or aren’t able to work because of quarantines or

other health concerns.

State Resources

Enhanced Unemployment Benefits

If you have lost your job, you can apply for state unemployment benefits. Links and websites are available on the following pages.

Congress is enhancing state unemployment to provide more income and to cover more people.

·         Adds $600 per week for four months on top of state unemployment.

·         Adds up to 13 weeks of additional unemployment benefits to those already enrolled but who are nearing the end of benefits.

·         Expands the program to include a number of workers not normally eligible to receive unemployment benefits. This includes:

o   Freelancers

o   Independent contractors/gig workers

o   Self-employed

o   Those with limited work history

o   Employees who are still employed, but whose hours have been reduced

It is important to apply as soon as possible.  To help expedite aid, the federal government is funding the first week of benefits to encourage states to waive traditional waiting periods, but it may still take a couple of weeks to be processed.

Please see the below list of resources in Arizona and California that may be available to you during the COVID-19 Crisis.

 

California Resources - Statewide

 

Resource

Description

Unemployment Insurance

https://www.edd.ca.gov/
Unemployment/Filing_a_Claim.htm

 

Unemployment Insurance (UI) is an employer-paid program that provides partial income replacement when you become unemployed or have your hours reduced and meet all eligibility requirements. The information provided at this website will help guide you through the claim filing process.

Short Term Leave

https://www.edd.ca.gov/Disability/
How_to_File_a_PFL_Claim_in_SDI_
Online.htm

The California State Disability Insurance (SDI) program provides short term Paid Family Leave (PFL) wage replacement benefits to eligible workers. You may be eligible for PFL benefits if you need time off work to care for a seriously ill child, parent, parent-in-law, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or registered domestic partner, or to bond with a new child entering the family by birth, adoption, or foster care placement.

California State Assistance FAQs

https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/
coronavirus-2019/faqs.htm

The following information provides you general guidance as

to what programs are available and what situations may be

applicable to your circumstances. We encourage you to

apply for the program you believe best fits your needs and

the EDD will determine your eligibility for benefits.

 

California Resources – Local and regional

 

Resource

Description

Sacramento County

Saint John’s Program for Real Change

https://saintjohnsprogram.org/

 

Rental Assistance Sacramento

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/
html/sacramento_rental_assistance.html

 

Sacramento County Benefits

https://ha.saccounty.net/benefits/Pages/default.aspx#ga

Placer County

County of Placer General Relief & Assistance

https://www.placer.ca.gov/2150/General-Relief-General-Assistance

Bay Area

Bay Area Resources

https://docs.google.com/document/d/
1HGjeUADpn96NGRp6lDKHyk2SSxXiFZaq
3PBLaw42_ms/edit?usp=sharing

San Francisco-Marin Food Bank Finder

https://www.sfmfoodbank.org/find-food/

Southern California

Los Angeles Food Bank Finder

https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/