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Homelessness: New Report Shows Dire Forecast

According to a recent Economic Roundtable report, 30 MILLION American workers earn less than $13,560 a year –  and that was before COVID! Layoffs increased by more than TEN times in the U.S., and FIFTEEN times in California, and although some have returned to work, layoffs are still three times higher than before March 2020. An untold number of workers are now permanently separated from their jobs.

But here’s the kicker – even before COVID, millions of workers employed by restaurants, entertainment, retail, churches, colleges, agriculture and social services were considered “poverty employees” (those working part-time at minimum wage) – and the odds of becoming homeless are 23 times greater for these workers than for someone earning just $28,000 a year. 

This study projects that over the next four years, the pandemic recession will cause chronic homelessness to increase 49% in the US, 68% in California, and a whopping 86% in Los Angeles County. It’s time to pull our heads out of the proverbial sand and find real solutions to this overwhelmingly obvious problem. You can read the full eye-opening report here: Locked Out: Economic Roundtable on Unemployment and Homelessness in the Covid Economy 

Click above or Text “RENTRELIEF” to 44321 to donate
Arizona Multihousing Charitable Foundation partnership

We’re proud to announce we’ve partnered with Arizona Multihousing Charitable Foundation (AMCF) in pledging financial support to help Arizonians struggling to pay their rent. Since 2005, the AMCF Big Hearts Committee and dedicated members of the Arizona Multihousing Association (AMA) have raised over $1MM to support local and statewide charities that benefit at-risk families and children of Arizona and address community housing needs. We share AMCF’s belief in giving back and their mission to cultivate opportunities and generate financial resources to provide safer communities and enhance residents' lives. 

To donate and learn more about this exciting new partnership, click here.

In the News

We're also proud to be part of The Colorado Apartment Association’s success. The Colorado partnership fund is accepting donations through this link. You can read about the positive impact of our joint efforts to keep Colorado residents in their homes via recent reporting in The Colorado Springs Business Journal.

Did You Know? Amazon Prime Day starts Today!

Get ready for Amazon Prime Day, which runs June 21 through June 22!

You can shop Prime Day deals at, or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon app, and AmazonSmile will donate to RRF at no cost to you. Sign up and select Resident Relief Foundation as your preferred charity at, or by clicking below.

Our Charitable Partners

RRF has partnered with leading multifamily organizations that have pledged financial support to our cause.
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