COVID19- Rental Assistance Funding by State

COVID19- Rental Assistance Funding by State

Friday, March 05, 2021

Covid-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

(Click link above for more information on the State of Louisiana’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program)

Tenants may be eligible for rental assistance under the program if the following requirements are met:

• Tenant resides in a rental unit within a parish covered by the program

• At least one individual in the household qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs or experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to COVID-19

• Tenant has received a past due rent notice, past due utility notice, or an eviction notice or is experiencing housing instability

• Household income does not exceed 80% of area median income limit (AMI) for the parish, as defined by HUD