City of Miami to Distribute Next Round of Emergency Rental Assistance Money – NBC 6 South Florida

City of Miami to Distribute Next Round of Emergency Rental Assistance Money – NBC 6 South Florida

City officials from Miami announced Monday they have started taking applications for the second round of funding from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The city issued $12.7 million in assistance to nearly 1,300 families during the first round who have suffered financial hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic since the program started in late March. “This … Read more

Money for New York State rental assistance program running out

Funds running low for New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The federal COVID funds set aside to help New York renters and landlords pay rent are close to running out. According to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office, demand for the New York State rental assistance program has far outpaced what money is available. As of this week, the state has paid out or … Read more

Tucson, Pima County expected to get more rental assistance money | Local news

Tucson, Pima County expected to get more rental assistance money | Local news

Officials said the money will be required to keep up with the need for assistance in the coming months; the city alone is spending over a million dollars a week to meet the current demand.“If we keep going at this pace, which we do anticipate that we will maintain at this pace, we’ll definitely need … Read more

If Missouri doesn’t spend its federal rental and utility assistance money it could lose it • Missouri Independent

If Missouri doesn't spend its federal rental and utility assistance money it could lose it • Missouri Independent

Jill McCormick shook her head and lifted her eyes to the ceiling.  “What is the hold up for getting that money directly to [tenants]?” McCormick, a tenant advocate with the nonprofit Action St. Louis, asked St. Louis’ new director of human services, Yusef Scoggin, at a community meeting Tuesday. The city has received more applications … Read more