The American Rescue Plan offers unprecedented assistance to prevent renters from losing their homes.
Step 1: GET INFORMED
Learn about your rights.
Check to see if your state or local government has extended the eviction moratorium.
Step 2: REACH OUT
Write a letter to your landlord with this free tool (Español).
Call your local 211 (Español) and/or your local Continuum of Care (Español).
Get advice from a local housing counselor (Español).
Step 3: APPLY FOR EMERGENCY AID
Find Emergency Rental Assistance in your area (Español) and learn how it works (Español).
Apply for help paying other bills (utilities, phone, medical) (Español).
See if you’re eligible for food assistance (Español).
Request help from a mutual aid group in your community (Español).
Step 4: CLAIM YOUR PANDEMIC RELIEF
The federal government issued three Economic Impact Payments. Make sure you got all three. (Español)
If you have children and didn’t automatically receive the Child Tax Credit, sign up for it. (Español) To visit the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness' website, click here.