UT Rent Relief

The Emergency Rental Assistance program can help

renters who are unable to pay their rent and utilities due

to circumstances related to COVID-19. Expenses from

March 13, 2020 to December 31, 2021 may be covered.

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You may be eligible for rental assistance if you meet each of the following requirements:

  1. Combined household income at or below 80% of area median income
  2. Someone in the household has qualified for unemployment, or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19
  3. Household is experiencing housing instability (for example, received a past-due utility or rent notice or eviction notice, or living in unsafe or unhealthy living conditions)
  4. Applicant resides in the household and is on the lease

Eligible Expenses

  • Current rent and 3 months prospective rent (with a termed lease)
  • Past-due rent
  • Eligible fees
  • Security deposit
  • Utilities, internet and home energy costs

How to Apply

  • Fill out the application and provide the required documents at rentrelief.utah.gov
  • If you don’t have internet access, call 2-1-1 for assistance

Documentation

Your application will be processed more quickly if you can provide the following documents:

 Your full lease agreement (all pages)

 A copy of your landlord’s W-9 or landlord contact information

 A ledger from your landlord showing outstanding rent and/or other fees

 Income certification

 2020 1040 tax form (or W-2, 1099, K-1, etc.)

 Recent paystubs (30 days)

 Unemployment insurance weekly payment history (if applicable)

 Past-due utility bill (if applicable)

 Eviction notice (if applicable)

More information can be found at: RentRelief.utah.gov