Save US Families from Homelessness

by Resident Relief Foundation
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Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness
Save US Families from Homelessness

Summary

Homelessness in the US needs no explanation. It's an epidemic, especially in California. In 3 years of operation, we have helped over 150 individuals and families stay in their rented homes. These people are going thru a temporary financial emergency from which they can recover. We've found that it takes an average of $2,100 that makes the difference between staying in their home and avoidable eviction and/or homelessness.

$50,000
total goal
$37,295
remaining
78
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

Over 78% of full-time workers in America live paycheck to paycheck. Most of these are renters. One unexpected financial emergency outside of their control can put them at risk of eviction and/or becoming homeless. Over 30% of our previous grantees have said they would have been homeless if not for our assistance. COVID has magnified the potential eviction problem beyond anyone's wildest imagination.

Solution

Our applicants provide substantiation that they can get past the current crisis. By providing them a temporary subsidy, they are able to continue on their path, providing a roof over the heads of them and their families. For COVID-affected renters, the assistance buys them additional time to find a job or get unemployment assistance.

Long-Term Impact

Keeping people in their apartments is a benefit for everyone. Keeping people off the streets is a benefit for everyone. By providing financial education, which is the one condition for the grant, we add the long-term benefit of the individual's better relationship and management of their money. COVID has caused a huge potential eviction crisis as 2021 begins. Government has done little to nothing to help but you can help us continue to keep people in their homes.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.residentrelieffoundation.org
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Organization Information

Resident Relief Foundation

Location: Tarzana, CA - USA
Website:
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Project Leader:
Tina Oswald
Tarzana, CA United States
$12,705 raised of $50,000 goal
 
84 donations
$37,295 to go
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