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Emergency Rental Assistance Requirements

Calls for rent appointments are accepted on the 20th of the month for assistance for the next month. Please call and LEAVE A MESSAGE as early as possible on the 20th.

All paperwork must be filled out BEFORE scheduling your appointment. After paperwork is completes, call the Assistant Director at 903-753-3561, ext. 205 to schedule an interview. NO WALK IN INTERVIEWS FOR RENT.

  • 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 with rent at new residence
    1. Cannot assist with any deposits
    2. Must have applied, paid deposits and been accepted to move into residence
  • Must have a Longview address
  • Cannot have ever received rental assistance from LCM
  • May not have rent amount adjusted due to income (section 8 or subsidized rent_ - must be paying "market" rent
  • Must have the following in hand when you come for your appointment
  1. Completed Rent Verification letter
  2. Photo ID
  3. Social Security cards for all members of the household
  4. Proof of income (last pay stub or copy of SSI) for all adult members of household
  5. Must be able to answer questions regarding expenses

Please click the following link to download a Rent Verification Letter