City of Atlanta expands its COVID-19 emergency housing assistance program

The City of Atlanta is expanding its emergency housing assistance program for those dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. In addition to rent, utility and other help, the city is offering mortgage relief.

Applicants can get up to $5,000 and even those who applied before can still request assistance again. Applicants must meet the following criteria to qualify:

  • provide proof of COVID-19 impact on finances
  • live within Incorporated city limits of Atlanta
  • meet household income guidelines
  • provide valid ID
  • provide proof of rent, mortgage and/or utility bills

City officials are urging anyone who needs help to apply as soon as possible. The deadline is Dec. 30 and applications can be found online here.

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