The Lake County Board of Commissioners has accepted an allocation of funds for Emergency Rental Assistance Program #2 as a part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The United States Department of Treasury is the administering executive agency for ERAP 2 and on February 10, 2022 the Commissioners entered into an agreement with Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc. and Lifeline, Inc. to get these funds to where they are needed most.
Program guidelines in place locally are based upon guidance issued by the United States Department of Treasury. Eligible categories of assistance include: utilities, rental arrears, current rent, and future rent in three-month qualifying periods. Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc. is assisting Lifeline with the pre-screening and application process for Rent. If you only need utility assistance, please contact Lifeline, Inc. directly at (440)354-2148.
Below please find the eligibility criteria, required documentation for the program, and program guidelines. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc. at (440)392-0147.
If you are a Geauga County Resident seeking rent assistance, there are additional programs available at this time. Please click here for more information.