The purpose of Rental Assistance funding to remove barriers that prevent people from being housed – i. e. back utility bills, a requirement of excessive deposits or application fees or one time rent assistance per year per household. Total available for this funding round is: $114,313.00
Applications are due: May 8, 2019
Notice of Approval/Denial: May 22, 2019
April 9, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Ames Chamber of Commerce
304 Main St, Ames, IA
Late applications will not be considered for funding. Submit an electronic copy of the application to Lori Kauzlarich at email@example.com
For additional information, call Lori Kauzlarich at 515-282-3233.
The following must be submitted to be considered for funding:
Amount of SCHT monies Requested
Criteria for your current rental assistance program
Provide Program Summary of Services to be offered Sources/Uses information
Grant funds may be used for:
Rent (current to keep tenant(s) in housing or to move into housing.) Tenant(s) must have a plan for ongoing rent.
Utilities (to avoid shut off or arrears to get tenant(s) into rental or turned back on)
Deposits for rent and/or utilities. (Landlords would pay rent deposit back to grantee not the tenant(s)).
Application fees (a maximum of two applications per year per household and up to $50 per application)
Grant funds may NOT be used for:
Funding is granted based on the approval by the Board of Directors. Approved funding may be less than the amount requested by the Applicant. Funds are provided on a reimbursement basis.
The following information is required before funds are released:
Household address and composition
Demographic information (e.g., ethnicity, disability status, age, etc.),
Sources of other funds used to provide rental assistance