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If you are at imminent risk of eviction, the Eviction Prevention Program may be able to help you stay in your home.

If you qualify, payments will be sent to your housing provider for rent. View the application checklists.

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As of April 1st, 2024, the Eviction Prevention program offers eviction prevention payments and up to 6 months of rental assistance for eligible households.

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Households seeking assistance with home energy or cooling costs should apply for the Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Program Information

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Program Information

  • Households who are at imminent risk of eviction
    • Imminent risk of eviction is defined as an individual or household with a past due balance, 3-day eviction notice, lease termination notice, or an eviction hearing scheduled within the next 30 days
  • Households who have experienced a financial hardship during the pandemic
  • Must be at or below income limit of 30% Area Median Income (AMI)
  • Current renter with a valid lease agreement

  • A lump sum payment to your housing provider to clear outstanding balances that are causing a risk for eviction
  • Opportunity for up to 6 months of rental assistance (dependent on continued program eligibility)
  • Coaching Services
  • Mediation between renter and housing provider 
  • Cancellation of eviction proceedings upon the housing provider's agreement to accept Eviction Prevention assistance
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Application Process

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Application Process

  • Create an account on the portal. (View a user guide for this process.)
  • Save your login credentials, you will use these to be able to update your application and view your application status.

  • To see if you qualify for assistance, you will need to submit an Eviction Prevention Application
  • The Housing Provider Outreach team will contact your housing provider to see if they will cancel eviction proceedings and accept payment from the program.
  • Your application will be reviewed by eligibility. Should your application be approved, you will receive an approval email and be assigned a Housing Stability Coach or Housing Facilitator.

  • If you are assigned a Housing Stability Coach, you will be contacted to set up an appointment. When you meet with your coach, you will review the following training materials:
  • If you are assigned a Housing Facilitator through a community partner agency, the facilitator will reach out to you with any additional steps.
  • Upon approval of your application, an eviction prevention payment will be sent to your housing provider
  • Should you be determined eligible for additional months of rental assistance, coaching sessions must be completed in order for additional payments to be released.

Should you be determined eligible to receive additional assistance beyond the eviction prevention payment and months of assistance, you will be sent an email with instructions to complete a recertification in the portal.