NH Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Do you need help paying your rent and utilities because of COVID-19?


Apply at CAPNH.org or CALL 2-1-1


The New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides assistance to eligible residents who cannot pay their rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Apply at the Community Action Partnership (CAP) agency in your area.


WHAT THE PROGRAM COVERS

  • Past-due and future rent payments.

  • Utilities, such as electricity, home heating costs, water, sewer, trash.

  • Other housing-related costs such as internet and relocation expenses associated directly or indirectly with COVID-19.

  • Relocation expenses including rental application fees, utility hook-up fees, and security deposits.

  • You may qualify for utility assistance even if you do not receive or need rental assistance

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

  • At least one person in your household has qualified for unemployment benefits, had their income reduced, had significant costs, or had other financial hardship due to COVID-19. Certain income requirements must be met.

  • You do not need to be receiving unemployment benefits payments.

  • The CAP agency will assist in identifying information needed.

  • Eligible households may qualify for assistance for past-due and future rent and utility payments for a period not to exceed 15 months.



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