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No. The assistance is in the form of a grant, not a loan.
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The COVID-19 Rental Assistance program provide rental assistance to households adversely affected by COVID-19.
City of Garland residents in danger of being evicted due to COVID-19 related job or income loss.
Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
No, the money is paid directly to the landlord for rental assistance.
Yes. You must have at least the documents listed below before you begin the pre-screening process online or over the phone.
The following will be required for pre-screening:
Additional documents may be needed as applicants progress through the process:
Please visit the Recovery Resources page for the submittal details for your income level and need.
No, but applicants must have them ready to submit before the pre-screening process. Applications are being processed on a first come first serve basis, the next step, depending on where an application is in line, is to hear from a case manager. If the case manager contacts the applicant, they will request at least the documents listed above. Applicants may also be required to submit additional documents as they progress through the assistance process.
Processing time depends on the applicant. The average length is four weeks from the time of the intake appointment until payment has been processed and sent to the landlord.
The funds will be paid directly to the landlord. The length of assistance is up to three months and in an amount up to $1,200 a month per eligible household.
No, late fees will not be covered by this program.
Funds for the COVID-19 Rental/Mortgage Assistance Program were provided by Congress through the CARES Act to support COVID-19 relief.