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Atlanta Civic Circle Housing Affordability

Apply for Atlanta’s emergency rental assistance money while you can

Atlanta City Hall. Credit: Kelly Jordan Atlanta City Hall. Credit: Kelly Jordan

This story originally appeared on Atlanta Civic Circle 

By Sean Keenan

Atlantans seeking help avoiding possible eviction better hurry if they want to get money from the city’s emergency rental assistance program. Only the first 2,000 applicants who file the requisite paperwork will be considered before the application window closes again.

The online application portal opened again on Monday, according to Chad Parker, spokesman with United Way of Greater Atlanta, which is administering the federally funded program.

The city and United Way have already disbursed the first, $22 million batch of funds, which “helped more than 7,000 households stay in their homes,” Parker told Atlanta Civic Circle.

Click to read the full article here: https://atlantaciviccircle.org/2021/06/29/apply-for-atlantas-emergency-rental-assistance-money-while-you-can/



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