Collin County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
Opens Feb 2 2021 01:00 PM (EST)
Deadline Jun 30 2022 01:00 PM (EDT)
$0.00 to $20,000.00
Description

Program Description

This program provides residential rent and utility assistance for residents of Collin County.

If you are a resident of the City of Allen, City of Dallas, City of Frisco, City of Plano or City of McKinney, you are NOT eligible for the Collin County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). These cities are operating their own programs. If you live in one of these cities, you can find the correct program by clicking HERE.


Eligible Expenses & Maximum Financial Assistance Per Household

Eligible expenses include:

  • Rent
  • Rental arrears, including contracted late fees 
  • Utilities (e.g. electricity, gas, water, sewer, trash removal, internet) 
  • Reasonable landlord attorney fees and court costs for active eviction cases (subject to future guidance from the United States Department of Treasury)

You may receive up to 12 months of assistance (measured from March 13, 2020), plus an additional 3 months if you can show that the extra months are needed to ensure housing stability and funds are available.

Rental and utility assistance will be provided up to the maximum number of months allowed or $20,000, whichever is less.


Eligibility Criteria

You will be required to prove the following 3 things:

  1. Someone in your household qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19; and
  2. You demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability; and
  3. You have a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median.

Household Income Limits


Application Process


Review & Payment Process


Instructional Videos for Applicants - UPDATED 4/1/2021


Helpful Documents for Applicants


Instructional Videos for Landlords - UPDATED 4/1/2021

  • The Landlord Confirmation Form - In this 5 min. video, you will learn how your tenant requests your participation in the Collin County ERAP and how to submit a Landlord Confirmation Form.
  • The Landlord Program AgreementThis 4 min. video walks you through how to sign the Collin County ERAP Landlord Program Agreement so that your tenant can officially be approved for funding. 

Helpful Documents for Landlords


Questions 

If you have questions about the program, you can:

All email and voicemail messages will be returned within one business day.

Apply

Collin County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)


Program Description

This program provides residential rent and utility assistance for residents of Collin County.

If you are a resident of the City of Allen, City of Dallas, City of Frisco, City of Plano or City of McKinney, you are NOT eligible for the Collin County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). These cities are operating their own programs. If you live in one of these cities, you can find the correct program by clicking HERE.


Eligible Expenses & Maximum Financial Assistance Per Household

Eligible expenses include:

  • Rent
  • Rental arrears, including contracted late fees 
  • Utilities (e.g. electricity, gas, water, sewer, trash removal, internet) 
  • Reasonable landlord attorney fees and court costs for active eviction cases (subject to future guidance from the United States Department of Treasury)

You may receive up to 12 months of assistance (measured from March 13, 2020), plus an additional 3 months if you can show that the extra months are needed to ensure housing stability and funds are available.

Rental and utility assistance will be provided up to the maximum number of months allowed or $20,000, whichever is less.


Eligibility Criteria

You will be required to prove the following 3 things:

  1. Someone in your household qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19; and
  2. You demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability; and
  3. You have a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median.

Household Income Limits


Application Process


Review & Payment Process


Instructional Videos for Applicants - UPDATED 4/1/2021


Helpful Documents for Applicants


Instructional Videos for Landlords - UPDATED 4/1/2021

  • The Landlord Confirmation Form - In this 5 min. video, you will learn how your tenant requests your participation in the Collin County ERAP and how to submit a Landlord Confirmation Form.
  • The Landlord Program AgreementThis 4 min. video walks you through how to sign the Collin County ERAP Landlord Program Agreement so that your tenant can officially be approved for funding. 

Helpful Documents for Landlords


Questions 

If you have questions about the program, you can:

All email and voicemail messages will be returned within one business day.

Value

$0.00 to $20,000.00

Apply
Opens
Feb 2 2021 01:00 PM (EST)
Deadline
Jun 30 2022 01:00 PM (EDT)