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Emergency Rental Assistance Requirements

Rental Assistance Requirements

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR EMERGENCY AND INCREMENTAL HOUSING RENT CLASSES

 

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