Applications are now open for the city of Dallas's Emergency Housing Assistance Program, which provides short-term rental, mortgage and utility assistance to low-income Dallas County residents living outside of the city of Dallas.
Those residents who qualify can apply online here or by calling Dallas County Health and Human Services at 214-819-1968.
The EHAP, funded through the CARES Act, is intended for applicants who suffered an economic impact on or after March 1, according to the DCHHS website.
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“Keeping people in their homes is critical, especially for slowing the rate of spread of COVID-19 in our community,” said DCHHS Director Dr. Philip Huang in a statement. “This Emergency Housing Assistance Program will provide emergency assistance to individuals and families who have suffered financial hardship because of COVID-19.”
The pre-screening application process will close on August 20, the DCHHS said. To see if you may qualify for assistance under EHAP, you can view a list of requirements here.