Guilford County Rental Utility Program Launches Monday | Native authorities

Self-defense – Guilford County residents affected by the coronavirus pandemic can get help with rent or utility bills starting Monday through a new $ 8 million county program.

The county’s emergency rentals and utilities aid program combines federal funding of $ 7.25 million with $ 747,000 in county funds approved by the Guilford County Board of Commissioners for that aid, the county said in a press release . The city of Self-defense received a separate federal award of $ 9 million.

The county will start accepting applications for residents of the county, High Point, and minor towns within the county boundaries starting Monday at 9:00 a.m. at Self-defense residents are ineligible but may be eligible under the city’s program, which is expected to start in March, the county said.

An “Eligible Household” is defined as a tenant with an income equal to or less than 80% of the area median income and with at least one or more people in the household:

• Qualified for unemployment or a reduction in household income, significant expense, or financial difficulty due to COVID-19; and

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• Can demonstrate risk of homelessness or residential instability.

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