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The Temporary Rental Housing Assistance Program (TRHAP) | Connecticut Housing Finance Authority

State AgencyConnecticut Housing Finance Authority
Program NameThe Temporary Rental Housing Assistance Program (TRHAP)
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 Date07/15/2020
Eligibility Criteria

• Household income must be at or below 80 percent of AMI.
• Must be current in rental payments and provide documentation showing loss of income beginning on or after March 1, 2020.
• Must not be receiving any other federal or state rental assistance.
• Must not be under an eviction order for non-payment of rent before March 11, 2020.

Eligible Activities
  • Rent
Direct Recipient of Assistance, if other, details:Coming Soon
Administration StructureComing Soon
Maximum Length of Assistance

Up to 12 months

Maximum Assistance Available Per Household

Up to $4,000 per household (no more than $1,000/month)

Household Contribution Requirements30% Monthly Gross Income
Total Applications as of Date9,598
Total Household Recipients of Assistance as of Date1,195
Funding Source
  • Coronavirus Relief Funds (CARES Act)
Total Funding Amount of Program$10,000,000.00
Date of Entry or Changes09/14/2020

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