COVID-19 Rental Relief Program | MaineHousing
|Program Name||COVID-19 Rental Relief Program|
A new program established to provide financial relief for renters who have experienced a loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Program Status||Accepting Applicants|
• Households experiencing job lay off, business closure, reduced hours of work, having to stay home to care for children, or other loss of income due to COVID-19.
|Direct Recipient of Assistance|
|Administration Structure||MaineHousing in partnership with local Community Action Agencies.|
|Maximum Length of Assistance|
Up to 3 months
|Maximum Assistance Available Per Household|
Up to $1,000 a month per household
|Household Contribution Requirements||Difference Between Grant Amount and Total Rent or Mortgage|
|Total Applications as of Date||25,300|
|Total Household Recipients of Assistance as of Date||11,500|
|Total Funding Amount of Program||$28,400,000.00|
|Remaining Funds as of Date||$15,100,000.00|
|Date of Entry or Changes||09/23/2020|
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