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Emergency Assistance

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The Federal Rental Assistance Program (FERA) is taking applications!

FERA assists qualifying Lake County renters for up to 12 months in rent and utility funding.  12 months assistance can be utilized to remedy delinquencies, for future rent, or both. 

This program requires both a Tenant AND Landlord application.

Click here for TENANT'S application.

Click here for LANDLORD'S application.

Click here for CONTINUED ASSISTANCE application.

To prepare, please gather the following documents:

  • Tenant's Contact Information Including Email;
  • Landlord's Contact Information;
  • Current Signed Lease;
  • Photo ID; 
  • Utility Bill or other Proof of Occupancy;
  • Other Proof of Address if ID is not current;
  • Proof of Income;
  • Utility Bills (all pages of bill, no screenshots pls);
  • Explanation of Covid Hardship;
  • Household Income must be under 80% AMI for household size.

Click here for income ceiling and downloadable flyer!