Emergency Rental Assistance Program For Mercer County Renters

Emergency Rental Assistance Program For Mercer County Renters
Posted on 02/23/2021
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The Mercer County Department of Human Services, in conjunction with the Mercer County Board of Social Services, has launched the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to help renter households in Mercer County that have been impacted by COVID-19. The program offers financial assistance to rental household for unpaid rent or utility bills due to the impact of COVID-19.

The Mercer County Board of Social Services will accept applications from March 1 through March 15, 2021.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Mercer County residents must document that they would have qualified for unemployment benefits, experienced a reduction in income, and suffered major costs directly or indirectly due to COVID-19 that impacted the household.

Household income must be at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI) with priority given to households at or below 30% AMI. Assistance is not guaranteed.

Income Limit Category

To APPLY and find more information:

Visit: http://bit.ly/ERAPAPPLY

Call: (609) 389-3575 M-F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Email: erap@mcboss.org

LANDLORDS CAN ENCOURAGE TENANTS TO APPLY at http://www.mercercounty.org/ERAP

Please click a flyer below to learn more or download. Flyers are presented in both English and Spanish!

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Flyer English  Emergency Rental Assistance Program Flyer Spanish