Rental Assistance in Salt Lake County
The Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program appropriates $25 billion for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) nationally. The State of Utah has received $215 million and Salt Lake County has received $26 million for emergency rental assistance and program administration.
Uses of Rental Assistance Funds:
- Rent and Rental Arrears – 12 months maximum for arrears (pay first) + months forward
- Utilities and Utility Arrears
- Other expenses as part of a rental agreement related to housing incurred due to COVID-19, like utilities and internet
- Up to 10% of funding can be utilized for administrative costs, including case management.
Household Eligibility – At least one individual must meet the following criteria:
- Unemployment or reduction in income due to COVID:
- Risk of homelessness or housing instability; and
- Household income at or below 80% AMI (Area Median Income)
Find more Rental Assistance resources at rentrelief.utah.gov
Need Help Applying for Rental Assistance?
The following organizations are available to help provide you free application assistance, best suited to your needs, language, or community.
|Organization||Phone Number||Languages Spoken|
|Alliance Community Services||Raquel@alliance-community.org||801-265-1111||English and Spanish|
|Asian Association of Utah (Refugee and Immigrant Center)||email@example.com||801-467-6060||
Arabic, Burmese, Dinka, French, Kinyarwanda, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese.
40 other languages available via interpreters.
|Centro de la Familia de Utahfirstname.lastname@example.org||801-521-4473||Spanish|
|International Rescue Committee Incemail@example.com||801-328-1091|
|Emerald Hills Institutefirstname.lastname@example.org||435-554-6675|
|Gujarati Cultural Association of Utahemail@example.com||385-367-4228||Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Panjabi, Tamil, Telugu,|
|Jewish Family Service||801-746-4334|
|Light in Darkness Association (LIDA)||385-381-0055||English, French, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Lingala|
|NeighborWorks Salt Lake||801-539-1590|
|Pacific Island Knowledge 2 Action Resources (PIK2AR)||801-793-4639|
|Project Success Coalitionfirstname.lastname@example.org||801-394-0924|
|The Refuge Groupemail@example.com||801-889-0129||Arabic, Juba Arabic, Kirundi, Swahili|
|University of Utah (University Neighborhood Partners)||firstname.lastname@example.org||801-213-8549||Arabic, Bhutanese, Dinka, Karen, Kirundi, Somali, Spanish, Sudanese, Swahili, Tongan|
|Utah Muslim Civic Leagueemail@example.com|