Emergency Rental Assistance
Congress has passed more than $46 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) to assist households in need to prevent evictions, helping those who are in need, especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below you will find resources and tools for rental assistance which you or someone you know may qualify for.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
- Renter Assistance Tool to assist renters and landlords to find rental assistance programs in their area.
- The White House and CFPB have prepared a fact sheet, messaging toolkit and social media graphics about this tool and other resources for renters and landlords. Those documents are attached to this email.
- Mortgage and Housing Assistance for information to help homeowners and renters during COVID-19 national emergency
National Low Income Housing Coalition
- Emergency Rental Assistance Dashboard shares information about over 480 ERA programs with their specific application processes and program statuses. You can search for the local and state ERA programs operating in your district.
- State and Local Rental Assistance is a resource designed for renters to assist them in finding their local program.
Department of Treasury
- Emergency Rental Assistance Program List of grantees’ ERA programs to help tenants and landlords find rental assistance programs in their local areas.
Eviction Lab at Princeton University
- Eviction Tracking System provides weekly updates on number of eviction cases filed across the United States. It contains full reports on cities and states that Eviction Lab is monitoring.
- If you are facing eviction, you can locate legal aid organizations through the Legal Services Corporation at https://www.lsc.gov/what-legal-aid/find-legal-aid or information on eviction prevention from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-and-housing-assistance/renter-protections/cdc-eviction-protections/.