Concerned About Rent? Here’s How the Government Can Help
We know this is an unprecedented time
of uncertainty and anxiety for our residents. We also know that
many of our residents are suffering from job losses, furloughs and
reduced hours. Fortunately, there is help available.
The federal government will be making
one-time cash payments directly to our citizens. These payments
should be issued during the month of April either by check or
direct deposit. How much will you receive?
Individuals earning less than $75,000 will receive
Married couples earning less than $150,000 will
If you have children, you will receive $500 per
Individuals earning more than $75,000 and less
than $99,000 – and couples earning more than
$150,000 and less than $198,000 – are eligible for a lesser
Congress is enhancing state unemployment to provide more income and
to cover more people.
Adds $600 per week for four months on top of state
Adds up to 13 weeks of additional unemployment
benefits to those already enrolled but who are nearing the
end of benefits.
Expands the program to include a number of workers not normally
eligible to receive unemployment benefits. This
Independent contractors/gig workers
Those with limited work history
Employees who are still employed, but whose hours have been
is important to apply as soon as possible. To help
expedite aid, the federal government is funding the first week of
benefits to encourage states to waive traditional waiting periods,
but it may still take a couple of weeks to be processed
Here to Work with You
understand there may be a delay in your ability to access these
benefits. If that’s the case, please talk to us. We are offering a
number of rent flexibility options – payment plans, waived late
fees and other options.
We’re all in this together and all deserve safe and clean housing.
We are thankful for the hard work of our employees in keeping our
community operational and all they continue to do to prepare for
and mitigate the negative consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak at
our community. To that end, we rely on rental payments to pay those
workers and to cover our mortgage, utilities, maintenance and
If rental payments stop flowing, community stability and safety
will be disrupted, just when peace of mind is most needed. We
remain heartened by the stories of neighbors helping one another.
Communities working together to stay safe is what will get us
through this crisis, and we are here for you.