Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA)
Protecting, expanding. and providing affordable housing has never been so important.
Delaware County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program Celebrates 100% Expenditure Success and Announces Program Closure (Chester Housing Authority)
From Delaware County, PA's press release:
The Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (Delco ERA) has expended 100% of its allocation of $82,918,830 in emergency rental assistance funds, having awarded a total of 12,889 grants to low-income renters who experienced housing instability during COVID-19 pandemic. The Delco ERA program helped keep many Delaware County residents in their homes and prevented large-scale homelessness during the global pandemic.
Report Examines Lessons Learned from Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Treasury Adds Flexibility for Unused ERA 2 Dollars; White House Highlights Eviction Prevention Reforms
New Study Examines How Emergency Rental Assistance Programs Can Prevent Homelessness
Study Finds Rent Relief Measures Helped, but Many Still Struggled
Report Finds ERA Spending Slows Yet Grantees Deny Applications Due to Limited Funds
Terner Center Evaluates Local Capacity Gaps in ERA Distribution
Information Needed: ERAP Challenges
PHA staff spent over 2,500 hours helping 497 households apply for rent assistance and avoid eviction proceedings (Saint Paul Public Housing Agency)
From a letter from Saint Paul Public Housing Agency Executive Director Jon Gutzmann: