Who is Eligible?

To be eligible, you must meet the following:

  • Renter Households who have experienced economic hardship beginning on or after March 13, 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic 
  • AND Renter Households must have income at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Click Here  to see the income limits for Rutherford County.
  • AND One or more of the tenant household members have:
    • Qualified for unemployment benefits; OR
    • Attest in writing that due to or during the pandemic, (may be an actual document or a hyperlink from in the application) that they:
      • Experienced a reduction in household income,
      • Incurred significant costs, or
      • Experienced financial hardship
  • AND Households must also demonstrate they:
    • Are at risk of homelessness or housing instability by providing eviction notice or past due rent or utility notice