Housing / Shelter Resources

Fair Housing Council of Riverside County
Update (3/27/2020): Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order that authorizes local governments to pause evictions for renters. The protection is in effect through May 31, 2020, for now. Tenants are still obligated to pay rent, and landlords can still recover rent that is due. 
Tenants who are having issues may call the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County at 1-800-655-1812.
Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc. (FHCRC) is a non-profit organization that fights to protect the housing rights of all individuals. This organization, approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), works with government offices to ensure Fair Housing laws are upheld. Since 1986, FHCRC has strived to ensure that all individuals will live free from unlawful housing practices and discrimination. To learn more about FHCRC or take advantage of the services this organization provides, please contact FHCRC at (951) 682-6581.
For more information, visit the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County webpage.
The Fair Housing Council of Riverside County (Hemet Satellite Office) is located at 445 East Florida Avenue, Hemet, CA 92543
Housing Authority of Riverside County
Update (3/23/2020): Riverside County provides emergency housing for homeless individuals
The County of Riverside has identified hotels and motels with available units for unsheltered
homeless individuals to provide emergency temporary housing during the state order to “stay
at home.”
Eligible unsheltered homeless individuals include those who are 65 and older, pregnant, have a
serious chronic health condition such as heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease, or have a
compromised immune system. Homeless individuals who are ill or have been diagnosed with
COVID-19 will be housed through a different system.
Eligible clients can be referred to temporary hotel and motel housing by calling the
HomeConnect hotline at 1-800-498-8847.
Read the press release here.
Valley Restart Shelter
Valley Restart Shelter provides essential needs, such as food, shelter, and clothing to families, adults, and children.
For more information, call (951) 766-7476 or visit the Valley Restart webpage.
Valley Restart Shelter is located at 200 E Menlo Ave, Hemet, CA 92543.