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Atlanta Civic Circle Housing Affordability

Nonprofit raises $10 million for rental assistance, protects over 3,400 families from eviction

To apply for assistance, residents must be facing an eviction or received an eviction or past due rent notice within 14 days. (Photo by Kelly Jordan)

In March 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic forced local nonprofit Star-C to suspend its after-school programs, the organization quickly shifted its focus to helping communities brace for a torrent of evictions expected to devastate Americans financially strained by the public health crisis.

On Tuesday, Star-C announced its Eviction Relief Fund — a program centered around facilitating remote education, bridging digital divides and providing hunger relief and rental assistance — had raised $9.9 million.

Read the full story on Atlanta Civic Circle.

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