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Atlanta Civic Circle Housing Affordability

Gwinnett’s revamped emergency housing assistance program prioritizes most vulnerable renters

Gwinnett County’s renewed emergency housing assistance program aims to support the community’s most marginalized populations — low-income households and those most strained by the coronavirus pandemic.

During a Tuesday press conference, county officials debuted Project RESET 2.0, a federally backed program that provides money for folks struggling to pay rent and utility bills amid the public health crisis.

To qualify, a renter must have a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median income, and they must have qualified for state unemployment benefits or be able to show they experienced a COVID-19-related loss of income.

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