The Lake County Board of Commissioners has accepted an allocation of $6.8 M made available as a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The United States Department of Treasury is the administering executive agency for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and on June 17, 2021 the Commissioners entered into an agreement with Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc. and Lifeline to get those funds where they are needed most.
This program can assist with rental arrears, current rent, future rent in three month qualifying periods. Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc. is assisting Lifeline with the pre-screening/application process for Rent. If you are in need of utility assistance, please contact Lifeline Inc. directly at (440)354-2148.
Below please find the eligibility criteria, required documentation for the program, program guidelines and an online fillable application that can be initiated by the landlord or the tenant. . 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 Lake County resident seeking mortgage assistance or Geauga County Resident seeking rent and mortgage assistance, there are additional programs available at this time. Please click here for more information.