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Emergency Housing Assistance

The new GLCAP Emergency Housing Assistance program offers help for households that have had difficulty making mortgage or rent payments due to COVID-19.



Contact:
419-333-6101

Help for residents in need

The EHA program is grant-funded and can provide up to three consecutive months of rent or mortgage payments occurring on or after March 1, 2020, with no repayment required. Assistance is now available in the following counties and communities:

  • City of Fostoria

  • Erie County (excluding City of Sandusky)

  • Hancock County

  • Huron County

  • Lucas County (excluding City of Toledo)

  • Lorain County (excluding cities of Elyria and Lorain)

  • Sandusky County

  • Seneca County

Eligible households must be at or below 80 percent of area median income (AMI), which varies depending on the county of residence (see below for details). Households will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Households will need to complete an EHA application, and provide documentation of income, documentation of past-due housing payments, and proof of job loss or lay-off, or other hardships due to COVID-19. 

Income eligibility guidelines

Income guidelines vary depending on county of residence.

 

Household Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Erie $41,250 $47,150 $53,050 $58,900 $63,650 $68,350 $73,050 $77,750
Hancock $41,800 $47,800 $53,750 $59,700 $64,500 $69,300 $74,050 $78,850
Huron $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800
Lorain
$42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300
Lucas
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,500 $62,100 $66,700 $71,300 $75,900
Sandusky $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800
Seneca $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800

 

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