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 email@example.com
§ If you have a client or customer who needs assistance, please refer them to
CAPNH.org or 2-1-1.
Please share and post our flyer where feasible. Thank you!
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
§ 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.