COVID 19 Emergency Rental Assistance – Town of Amherst

COVID 19 Emergency Rental Assistance – Town of Amherst

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

http://www.amherst.ny.us/etbra

(716) 631-7053

APPLY ONLINE at

http://www.amherst.ny.us/etbra

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).