Assistance for renters affected by COVID-19

Updated August 3, 2021

Assistance for renters affected by COVID-19

Assistance is still available for renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

BEHIND ON RENT

Living in Polk County

Information from IMPACT Community Action Partnership can be found here: https://www.impactcap.org/erap

Limited funds remain in this program. Do not wait to apply!

Living outside Polk County

Information from the Iowa Finance Authority can be found here:  https://www.iowafinance.com/iowa-rent-and-utility-assistance-program/

RECEIVED AN EVICTION NOTICE

Update: The Supreme Court ended the federal eviction moratorium on August 26. However, residents facing eviction may still contact Iowa Legal Aid for support.

Previously: The federal eviction moratorium had been extended until October 3, offering renters protection from eviction in counties experiencing "subtantial" or "high" rates of COVID-19 transmission.

Information from Iowa Legal Aid can be found here: https://www.iowalegalaid.org/.../eviction-during-covid...