EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Town of Amherst is assisting renters with a one-time grant (up to $3,000.00) towards their rent. This program assists low income renters whose income has been negatively affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Eligible applicants must be:
- renters within the Town of Amherst or Village of Williamsville; and,
- have household income at or below 60% of Erie County’s Area Median Income; and,
- are unemployed or under-employed due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Gross Income Limits:
Family size – Income
1 – 32,640
2 – 37,260
3 – 41,940
4 – 46,650
5 – 50,340
6 -54, 060
7 – 57,780
8 – 61,550
FOR MORE INFORMATION….
Amherst Community Development
APPLY ONLINE at
Funded by the CARES Act & the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Home Investment Partnerships Program
*Priority given to households that are homeless or at risk of homelessness (i.e. facing eviction, owe back rent, or inability to pay upcoming rental payments due to lack of income).