Emergency Rental Assistance Program, Provides $18 million for Dallas Residents, through DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas

DALLAS — Applications for Emergency Rental Assistance are open starting today, June 1, at DallasRentRelief.com, the program is available through DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas (DHA). There is $18 million in rental assistance being administered by DHA through December 31, 2021 to help eligible Dallas residents who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through the loss of their employment income or who have sustained a reduction in income and are delinquent in paying rent or need help with future payments. The City of Dallas COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

The program can provide assistance for those negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic for up to 12 months of past-due and future rent payments from March 2020 to December 2021. DHA can issue payments for up to $1,500 per month for rent assistance only. This program does not include


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