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Homelessness Prevention

STEAC helps Yolo County’s low-income residents through an emergency in order to keep them from joining the ranks of the homeless.

Eviction Prevention

  • STEAC assists with the payment for one month’s rent or up to $1,000 to prevent eviction.
  • If there is a remaining balance which STEAC funds cannot cover, the recipient will have to provide proof of funds to pay the remaining portion of rent. 
  • Residents can receive eviction prevention rental assistance once a year.

First Month's Rent

  • STEAC provides assistance to help pay for first month’s rent and/or deposit for long-term housing up to $1,000.
  • Residents can receive first month’s rental assistance every two years.

Bill Pay/ Utility Assistance

  • Financial assistance up to $250 is given to prevent utilities from being turned off or to have them restored.
  • Assistance is available to pay for a bill or approved expense such as: water or gas payment, medical expenses, car repairs, funeral expenses, and more as approved by staff.
  • Residents can receive utility and bill pay assistance once a year.
families avoided an eviction
families moved from homelessness into a permanent home
families received help with medical and utility bills

* fiscal year 2021 – 2022

Need help and not sure where to start?

See our online checklist or call 530-758-8435 for the STEAC office

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