Homeless Prevention services are designed to prevent an individual or family from moving into an emergency shelter or living in a public or private place not meant for human dwelling.
Types of Services:
Housing Relocation and Stabilization
- Financial assistance
- Rental application fees
- Security and Utility Deposits
- Utility Payments
- Last Month’s Rent
- Short-term rental assistance
- Medium-term rental assistance
- Rental arrears
To be eligible for services, Households who:
- Do not have sufficient resources or support to maintain the existing living arrangement.
- Meet ONE of the following conditions:
- Has moved because of economic reasons two or more times during the 60 days immediately preceding the application for assistance.
- Has been notified that their right to occupy their current housing or living situation will be terminated within 21 ays after the date of application for assistance.
- Lives in a hotel or motel, and the costs are not paid for by charitable organizations or Federal, State, or local government programs for low-income individuals.
- Is exiting a publicly funded institution or system of care.
- A natural disaster, civil unrest, or other “acts of God.”
- Individuals and families must have an annual household income below 30 percent of the average median family income (AMI).
You will need to provide the following documentation to receive assistance.
- Application – Intake Documentation (provided when contact has been made)
- Copy of the delinquent utility bill, if applicable. Utility must be in clients name.
- Proof of Income
- Payment ledger from your landlord showing arear dates, if applicable
- Lease Agreement with signatures and dates
- W9 Form – provided by your landlord
- Identification and social security card (for every household member)
- Additional documentation will be provided after contact has been made.