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  ( Heading of Division 24 amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1137. )

PART 1.6. NATURAL DISASTERS [34050 - 34086]

  ( Part 1.6 added by Stats. 1989, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 6, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 3. Drought Housing Rental Subsidies [34085 - 34086]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 3, Sec. 3. )


(a) The department shall provide housing rental-related subsidies for the purposes of disaster relief to persons rendered homeless or at risk of becoming homeless due to unemployment, underemployment, or other economic hardship resulting from the state of emergency proclaimed by the Governor on January 17, 2014. The housing rental-related subsidies shall provide rental assistance to individuals who are unemployed or underemployed because agricultural or other businesses are affected by the drought conditions and to other persons that have suffered economic losses due to the drought conditions.

(b) The department may administer the housing rental-related subsidies or contract with qualified local government agencies or nonprofit organizations to administer the subsidies.

(c) The department shall adopt guidelines establishing criteria for the subsidies, including, but not limited to, eligibility, income limits, and subsidy amounts.

(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 3, Sec. 3. (SB 104) Effective March 1, 2014.)


Any rule, policy, or standard of general application employed by the department in implementing the provisions of this chapter shall not be subject to the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code).

(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 3, Sec. 3. (SB 104) Effective March 1, 2014.)

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