Rent assistance applications open in Lane County now through May 28

Rent assistance applications open in Lane County now through May 28
Posted on 05/21/2021

Lane County Human Services has opened another round of rent assistance applications for Lane County renters.

 

Applications for the new funding are open now. This application is for Lane County residents with household income at or below 80 percent of the Area Median Income. A link to the online application and information phone line are posted at  www.LaneCounty.org/RENT.

 

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a renter living in Lane County.
  • Have income at or below 80 percent of the Area Median Income.
  • Experienced loss of income due to COVID-19 related factors, impacted by business closure due to COVID-19, or experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. 

 

Applications will be prioritized based on income, unemployment history and need. Applications will be processed by community partners who will reach out to tenants and ask for additional information and eligibility documentation. 

 

Utility assistance is also available to renters through this program.

 

To apply, visit www.LaneCounty.org/RENT before 5 pm, May 25. Tenants can fill out an online application or can be assisted in filling out a form over the phone at 541-682-3776.

 

There will be additional opportunities to apply.  To be alerted to these opportunities, please sign up at www.LaneCounty.org/RENT.