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Tenants and Landlords

The City of Carlsbad continues to gather resources to help those affected by COVID-19.

For general resources, visit our relief page. 
Business resources are compiled on a dedicated page as well.
City passes temporary halt on commercial evictions

Renters & Landlords

State of California Information for Tenants & Landlords
State of California Declaration Form

CDC Federal Eviction Moratorium
CDC Declaration Form

Guidance and resources can be found at the Legal Aid Society of San Diego: Legal Aid Society of San Diego  or 1-877-534-2524.

Other resources for landlords

For additional information contact Jessica Osborn, Housing Navigator at 760-708-6136 or Jessica.osborn@carlsbadca.gov.

SDG&E bills

SDG&E has suspended disconnections for nonpayments for residents and will waive late payment fees for business customers whose finances have been impacted by the COVID-19. This policy is in place until further notice. Customers who are struggling to pay their utility bills due to financial hardships stemming from the COVID-19 should call the Customer Contact Center at 1-800-411-7343 to make payment arrangements.


Sample letter to tenants (CAA member-only content)
Other resources for landlords

Mortgage relief & foreclosure

State of California Mortgage Relief Guidance
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mortgage Relief Options and Protections
Federal Housing Finance Agency Covid-19 Resources

To learn about and apply for available mortgage relief, please contact your bank directly. Note that they are all experiencing high call volumes so it could take some time to get through. Some may offer online resources.

If your bank is not responsive, you can file a complaint with the Department of Business Oversight:

866-275-2677 or 916-327-7585 

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