The Hamilton County CARES Rent and Utility Relief Program
The Hamilton County CARES Rent and Utility Relief Program draws on CARES Act funds to provide short term assistance to renters who live in Hamilton County and can document income loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The providers will also work with landlords to ensure that the renters will not be evicted for non-payment.
The County will pay up to $2,500 or three months’ rent and utilities payments for households at or below 80% of the Area Median Income.
Area Median Income
|Number of People in Household||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|Max Income 80% of Area Median Income||$48,350||$55,250||$62,150||$69,050||$74,600||$80,100|
To apply, you may contact the following organizations:
Community Action Agency – Call (513) 569-1840, select option 4.
Talbert House or call the 24-hour Housing Hotline at 513-338-8596.
Freestore Foodbank (Click on the COVID-19 Update tab) or call (513) 357-4687 or e-mail Ryan Luckie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also print and complete the CARES Act Rental and Utility Relief Application and Release of Information Authorization form. Please email your completed application and form to email@example.com.
[Last Updated 10/9/2020] CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield signed a declaration determining that the evictions of tenants could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
CDC Authorization [PDF – 58 KB]