Many people in Indianapolis have lost work because of COVID-19. Are you having a hard time paying rent? http://www.indyrent.org may be able to assist you.
• You have lost your job because of COVID
• You are working less time at your job because of COVID
• Your monthly household income today (including unemployment) is less than it was at the beginning of March
• You’re not receiving rental assistance from another source (public housing, housing choice voucher, HUD-VASH, etc.)
Up to 3 months (90 days) rent paid, including back rent to April 1
STEP 1 – If you qualify, you should talk with your property manager or landlord. Your landlord must agree to participate in the program.
STEP 2 – Apply online at indyrent.org. You need to provide income information from February 2020 AND income information (including unemployment) since March 1, 2020.
STEP 3 – Once you apply, you’ll receive a unique code to give to your landlord or property manager to complete their portion of the application. If you provide your landlord or property manager’s email address, they’ll receive the code automatically.
STEP 4 – If you are approved, payment will be sent directly to the landlord.