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Emergency Solutions Grant CARES Act (ESG-CV) Rental Assistance Program | Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

State AgencyIndiana Housing and Community Development Authority
Program NameEmergency Solutions Grant CARES Act (ESG-CV) Rental Assistance Program
Program Description

A new program established to provide financial relief for renters who have experienced a loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Program StatusAccepting Applicants
Start Date07/13/2020
Eligibility Criteria

• Household income must be at or below 50 percent of AMI.
• Must live outside of Marion County (Indianapolis residents are encouraged to apply through their local program).
• Must have had a COVID-19-related loss of income.
• Must be having trouble paying rent.
• Must have received a notice to vacate or notice of eviction due to an inability to make rental payments.
• Must not currently be receiving rental assistance from another source.
• Must have a current lease and a landlord willing to accept rental assistance.

Eligible Activities
  • Rent
  • Rent arrearages
Direct Recipient of Assistance
  • Landlord
Administration StructureIndiana Housing and Community Development Authority, in partnership with participating partner agencies, reviews, and processes applications and payments.
Maximum Length of Assistance

6 months

Maximum Assistance Available Per Household

$2,000 per household

Household Contribution RequirementsDifference Between Grant Amount and Total Rent or Mortgage
Total Applications as of Date19,925
Funding Source
  • ESG-CV (CARES Act)
Total Funding Amount of Program$15,000,000.00
Date of Entry or Changes12/02/2020

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