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Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program | Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

State AgencyIndiana Housing and Community Development Authority
Program NameIndiana COVID-19 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 StatusClosed to New Applicants
Start Date07/13/2020
Eligibility Criteria

• Must provide documentation that household income, including all unemployment compensation, decreased due to job layoff, furlough, or reduced work hours beginning on March 6, 2020, due to COVID-19.
• Must not have received other forms of COVID-19-related rental assistance.
• Must not be a recipient of rental assistance such as Section 8.

Eligible Activities
  • Rent
  • Rent arrearages
  • Late fees
Administration StructureIHCDA, in partnership with participating partner agencies, reviews and processes applications and payments.
Maximum Length of Assistance

4 months

Maximum Assistance Available Per Household

$2,000 per household

Household Contribution RequirementsNone
Total Applications as of Date36,653
Total Household Recipients of Assistance as of Date16,843
Funding Source
  • Coronavirus Relief Funds (CARES Act)
Total Funding Amount of Program$40,000,000.00

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