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Emergency Rental Assistance Requirements

Rental Assistance Requirements





Rent Verification Letter must be filled out BEFORE your INTERVIEW.  Please take the attached Rent Verification Letter to your property owner/landlord and return to LCM between

9:00 - 11:30am  Monday – Friday for an interview.

 Rent is available on a first come first served basis.


  • The following types of assistance are available:
    • Partial Emergency Rent-assistance with current month’s rent
    • Partial Past Due Rent-assistance with previous month’s rent
    • Partial First Month’s Rent-assistance at a new residence
  • §Cannot assist with any deposits
  • §Must have applied, paid deposits and been accepted to move into residence
  • Must have a Longview address
  • Must not ever had Incremental Housing rent classes, for Emergency Rent
  • May not have rent amount adjusted due to income (City housing, HUD housing, Habitat Housing, Home Tax Credit Property or any type of subsidized rent) – must be paying “market rate”
  • Must have the following in hand when you come for your appointment
    • Completed Rent Verification Letter
    • Photo ID
    • Social Security cards for all members of the household
    • Proof of income (last pay stub or current award letter) for all adult members of household
    • Must answer Intake questions regarding expenses