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DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO NEEDS HELP PAYING THEIR RENT AND UTILITIES BECAUSE OF COVID-19?

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO NEEDS HELP PAYING THEIR RENT AND UTILITIES BECAUSE OF COVID-19?

 

The New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides assistance to eligible residents who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and are at risk for homelessness, or living in unsafe or unhealthy housing.

 

 

Please help us get the word out about this important federal/state rent and utility assistance program for people who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

  • If you are a community partner with questions, please contact Lynn Greenleaf Lippitt at llippitt@nhhfa.org

 

§   If you have a client or customer who needs assistance, please refer them to

CAPNH.org or 2-1-1.

 

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Apply for assistance through a Community Action Partnership (CAP) agency. The CAP agency will assist with the application process. The application can be completed online, or a paper application can be requested or downloaded (in English and Spanish).

 

WHAT THE PROGRAM COVERS

  • Past-due and future rent payments
  • Utilities, such as electricity, home heating, costs, water, sewer, trash
  • Other housing-related costs such as internet and relocation expenses associated directly or indirectly with COVID-19

§   Relocation expenses including rental application fees, utility hook-up fees, and security deposits

§   You may qualify for utility assistance even if you do not receive or need rental assistance

 

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

§   At least one person in your household has qualified for unemployment benefits, had their income reduced, had significant costs, or had other financial hardship due to COVID-19.

§   Certain income requirements must be met.

  • You do not need to be receiving unemployment benefits payments.
  • The CAP agency will assist in identifying information needed.

§   Eligible households may qualify for assistance for past-due and future rent and utility payments for a period not to exceed 15 months.

 

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