Metropolis information | Greensboro, NC

Financing of rental and utility services as well as mortgage assistance for households financially affected by COVID-19 will continue. Applications for these city-administered emergency shelter programs are still pending and qualifications for these programs have been upgraded.

If your household has been in arrears for at least a month since April 1st, you are entitled to assistance. (See General program requirements below.) So far the time frame was only between April 1st and June 30th.

If your household has had at least one mortgage payment since April 1st, you are eligible for assistance. (See General program requirements below.) So far the time frame was only between April 1st and June 30th.

On August 6, the city launched these two emergency shelter support programs funded by the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Aid and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

General program requirements
To qualify for either program, your home must be within Greensboro city limits and you must be at least 18 years old and have a household income of less than 80 percent of the 2020 Area Median Income (see table below).

Specific requirements for rental support
To receive up to $ 1,500 in rental assistance (payable to your landlord) and up to $ 400 for utilities, you must be on the lease for at least one month by February 29 to qualify.

The rental and utility program is administered by the Greensboro Housing Coalition. Visit the company’s website for information on how to apply and the required documentation, or call the agency at 336-691-9521.

Specific requirements for mortgage assistance
To receive up to $ 1,500 mortgage support (payable to your mortgage company), you must have had your mortgage by February 29th and at least one mortgage payment since April 1st to qualify. In addition, the house for which you are applying for assistance must be your primary residence.

This mortgage program is managed by the Housing Consultants Group. Visit the company’s website for information on how to apply and the required documentation, or call the agency at 336-553-0946. 2.

For more information on funding the city’s CARES Act, visit this neighborhood development website.

Program numbers

For rent and supply support – from October 15th
Number of applications received: 832
Number of applications approved: 204
$ spent: $ 143,972

For mortgage assistance – from October 15th
Number of applications received: 112
Number of applications approved: 41
$ spent: $ 48,742

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