What is Erap in DC?

About ERAP The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps District residents earning less than 40% of the Area Median Income (AMI) who are facing housing emergencies, by providing funding for overdue rent including late fees and court costs if the qualified household is facing eviction.

What is Erap?

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is an economic relief program developed to help eligible households residing in at their primary residence in New York State request assistance for rental and utility arrears accumulated during the COVID-19 crisis.

How do I apply for DC Erap?

For fastest results apply online at https://erap.dhs.dc.gov. You may also hear the latest ERAP information by calling (202) 507-6666 or you may contact us by email at [email protected]

How many times can you use stay DC?

You may apply multiple times as long as you have not exceeded the limits of 15 months of assistance.

Who approves Erap?

the Minister
7.3 (1) A person must apply to the Minister in writing for the approval of an ERAP.

Is Stay DC still accepting applications?

Important Message: The STAY DC program is no longer accepting applications.

Do you have to pay back STAY DC?

People will not be required to pay back the money. Those who receive financial assistance through STAY DC will not receive assistance directly – payment will be mailed to the landlord or utility provider. If a landlord does not wish to participate, funds may be paid directly to the eligible household, if approved.

How do I get emergency housing in DC?

TTY users may call DC Relay at (202) 855-1234. The District of Columbia public housing portfolio consists of more than 8,000 apartment or townhome units in 56 properties owned and managed by the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA).

What is the DC flex program?

DC Flex is a unique rent subsidy program that allows participants to choose how much financial assistance they need to pay rent each month. Unlike other programs, in which rental assistance goes to landlords, DC Flex assistance goes directly to participants.