BCCF partners with the state's Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Updated: Apr 28

Idaho Housing & Finance Association has started partnering with regional agencies in assisting individuals with accessing their Emergency Rental Assistance Program that was created by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 and is administered by the US Department of the Treasury to meet the unmet rent and utility expenses of low-income households affected by the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. ERAP eligibility consists of:

• Unable to pay rent/utilities because of COVID- related circumstances

• Income is 80% or less of Area Median Income

• Owe past-due rent/utilities or unable to pay upcoming rent/utilities