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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Help for Housing Costs


Do you need financial help after being impacted by COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance with rent, utilities, security deposits, fees and overdue rent. See if you qualify — the program runs until December 2021. Funding subject to availability.

 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

• If you don’t have internet access, call 2-1-1 for assistance


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)

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