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|Emergency Assistance Portal closed on January 14th at 5 pm
Covid Housing Assistance Program
Required Documentation List:
Government Issued ID for all adult household members
Proof of Covid-19 financial impact
2 recent bank statements (checking AND savings)
Proof of income (or loss of income) w/in the past 60 days for ALL household members
Proof of occupancy (example: current lease agreement or mortgage statement)
Late/Eviction notice from landlord/utility company
Recent copy of utility bill (water, gas or electricity)
If applicable, proof of current participation in one of the following *federal programs*:
Medicaid, SNAP, LIHEAP, SSI for head or co-head of household,
at least 62 years old, or lives in a rent-restricted property.
*Applicants actively enrolled in one of these federal programs or age 62 or over are presumed
low income and are not required to show proof of income or provide bank statements.
*Tenants who live in a home which is owned by a relative or family member either by blood or marriage are not eligible to apply for assistance.
Applicants can file complaints or grievances to Montgomery County on any issue or concern that may arise during the application review period and/or during the time that funds are being distributed, or until 90 days after completion of the program, which in the case of CRAMA is December 30, 2020. Complaints may be submitted in writing to:
The complaint should include documentation to back up the claim. The appeals committee is drawn randomly from a pool of resident appointees from each of the (4) four precincts plus at-large appointees, none of whom are employees of the county. The committee will review the file and respond in writing within two weeks of receipt of the written appeal. If the applicant is not satisfied with the Montgomery county appeals committee decision, (s)he can further appeal to HUD or the US Treasury, depending on which program the applicant was eligible for.