If you are living in the City of Los Angeles, you can apply for rent relief through HCIDLA
There's four qualifications: resident of the city, can provide proof of tenancy, Household annual income at or below 80% of Area Median Income (AMI) level prior to the COVID-19 crisis, and proof of reduction in income.
Deadline is July 17
The County of Los Angeles has a rent relief program for residents of the 1st Supervisorial District (the eastside). If your income is considered low,
To get this relief, your landlord must apply for you. Here's a link to info. The details of this relief are in a flyer linked from the page.
In both cases, the payments go directly to the landlord, and the rent discounts go to the tenant.
Deadline is August 31 or until funds are exhausted.