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Rent Relief Utah

rentrelief.utah.gov

Description:

Program to aid renters who are unable to pay rent, utilities, and/or internet due to circumstances related to COVID-19. Portal is available to renters and landlords. For those who do not have computer/internet access or skills, please call the local community action agency, rather than walking-in. Citizenship or legal status documentation is not required to receive assistance. The Eviction Moratorium ended August 26, 2021, however funding is still available.

Hours:

Website 24/7

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

March 23, 2022

Contacts

Landlord Assistance Email

rentalassistance@utah.gov

Legal Status:

Government - State

Description

Rent payment assistance is available to those who qualify and are unable to pay rent due to circumstances related to COVID-19. Please visit website for additional information. For those who do not have computer/internet access or skills, please call the local community action agency for assistance; no walk-ins.

Hours

Website 24/7

Required Documents

Proof of income, proof of unemployment eligibility, copy of full lease, landlord's W-9 or landlord contact information, ledger from landlord showing outstanding rent and/or other fees, eviction notice if applicable.

Eligibility

Applicant must have combined household income at or below 80% of AMI, has qualified for unemployment, or experiencing a reduction in household income or financial hardship, reside in the household and be named on the lease. All circumstances must be related to COVID-19 and verifiable. CITIZENSHIP OR LEGAL STATUS DOCUMENTATION IS NOT REQUIRED AND RECEIVING FUNDS IS NOT CONSIDERED PUBLIC CHARGE AND WILL NOT AFFECT FUTURE CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION. NOTE: Some eligibility changes are coming; if those in need don't believe qualifications can be met, please apply anyway.

Fees

No cost

Intake Procedure

Apply online and be as detailed as possible; this will move the process along more quickly. For those who do not have computer/internet access or skills, please call the local community action agency for assistance; no walk-ins. Allow at least two weeks for funding before follow up; if any additional documentation/information is needed, applicant will be contacted. Following up sooner will clog processes. Landlords applying on behalf of tenant who need assistance, please send email to the address noted.

Languages

Translation services available for most all languages

Geography Served

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    Description

    Utility and/or internet payment assistance is available to those who qualify and are past due, due to circumstances related to COVID-19. Please visit website for additional information. For those who do not have computer/internet access or skills, please call the local community action agency for assistance; no walk-ins please.

    Hours

    Website 24/7

    Required Documents

    Proof of income (2020 Tax form, W-2, 1099, K-1 etc), recent paystubs (30 days), past due utility bill(s), disconnect notice if applicable.

    Eligibility

    Applicant must have combined household income at or below 80% of AMI, has qualified for unemployment, or experiencing a reduction in household income or financial hardship, reside in the household and be named on the lease. All circumstances must be related to COVID-19 and verifiable. Citizenship or legal status documentation is not required to receive assistance. NOTE: Some eligibility changes are coming; if those in need don't believe qualifications can be met, please apply anyway.

    Fees

    No cost

    Intake Procedure

    Apply online and be as detailed as possible; this will move the process along more quickly. For those who do not have computer/internet access or skills, please call the local community action agency for assistance; no walk-ins. Allow at least two weeks for funding before follow up; if any additional documentation/information is needed, applicant will be contacted. Following up sooner will clog processes. Landlords applying on behalf of tenant who need assistance, please send email to the address noted.

    Languages

    Translation services available for most all languages.

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • Utah
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BV-8900.9300) and related services within the Service Tree.

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