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DURHAM SAYS HELP IS AVAILABLE FOR IOWANS ON BACK RENT & UTILITY BILLS

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LOW-INCOME IOWANS COULD QUALIFY FOR FEDERAL ASSISTANCE TO COVER BACK RENT OR OVERDUE UTILITY BILLS THAT HAVE ACCUMULATED DURING THE PANDEMIC.

DEBI DURHAM IS DIRECTOR OF THE IOWA FINANCE AUTHORITY, WHICH HAS RECEIVED 195 MILLION DOLLARS IN FEDERAL MONEY FROM THE PANDEMIC RELIEF PACKAGE CONGRESS PASSED IN DECEMBER.

SHE SAYS THE MONEY CAN HELP LOW INCOME IOWANS WHO IN THE PAST YEAR LOST A JOB, SAW THEIR INCOME CUT OR SUFFERED SOME OTHER FINANCIAL CALAMITY DUE TO COVID.

DEBI7 OC….EVICTION NOTICE :12

FEDERAL OFFICIALS ESTIMATE AS MANY AS 86-THOUSAND IOWANS ARE BEHIND ON THEIR RENT AND ASSISTANCE MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR UP TO 12 MONTHS.

A SEPARATE PROGRAM IS MAKING UP TO 36-HUNDRED DOLLARS AVAILABLE TO LOW INCOME IOWANS WHO ARE BEHIND ON THEIR MORTGAGES.

APPLICATIONS FOR BOTH PROGRAMS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE, STARTING AT 2 P.M. MONDAY, AT IOWAHOUSINGRECOVERY.COM.

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