City of Maywood Emergency Rental Assistance Program

ROUND 1 APPLICATION PERIOD:

SEPTEMBER 28, 2020-OCTOBER 9,2020

COVID19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GUIDELINES

CITY OF MAYWOOD EMERGENCY RENTAL RELIEF PROGRAM FLYER

CIUDAD DE MAYWOOD PROGRAMA DE ASISTENCIA BOLETIN

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

 Maywood Eligible households must meet all the following criteria:

  1. Completed W-9 form from bona fide landlord/property management agent or company.
  2. Signed Program Participation-Payment Acceptance form from bona fide landlord/property management agent or company.
  3. Renters residing in single-family and/ or multi-unit homes located in City of Maywood.
  4. Annual household income does not exceed the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) established "Moderate-Income" limits. Household income eligibility is based on the following two (2) factors:
    1. The total number of persons residing in the household; and
    2. The total amount of the annual household income.
  5. Economically impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic period beginning March 27, 2020-to present.
  6. Current residential lease/rental agreement. If this is not available, the landlord’s general ledger identifying tenant transactions may be considered to verify tenancy.
  7. Household does not receive any other forms of rental/lease subsidies.
  8. Confirmed current rental/lease balance.

APPLICANT INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT PROCESS

  •  Applicant household’s eligibility for emergency rental assistance will be determined upon submission of a completed application with all required information and documents. HUB Cities will review application information and provide an eligibility determination. All applicant household’s information and supporting documentation will be recorded accurately in an applicant file to demonstrate eligibility/ineligibility for this program.
  • Applicant intake forms will be reviewed on a lottery basis. Lottery will be held at the conclusion of the application in-take period. Hub Cities will host lottery at the conclusion of the application intake period

Application Submission 

Completed applications should be dropped off by October 9th at 5 pm at City Hall at:

4319 E. Slauson Ave Maywood, CA 90270

No late submissions will be accepted. 

Annual Income Eligibility

To determine program eligibility, all sources of annual income for each household member over the age of 18 and the exact amounts earned from each income source must be accurately documented.  The primary applicant(s) are also required to certify by signature that the information provided regarding household members is correct. Eligible households must be below the “Moderate Income” limits for confirmed household size.  

Emergency Rental Assistance Household Income Limits

Number of Persons

Extremely Low-Income

Low-Income

Moderate-Income

1

$23,700

$39,450

$63,100

2

$27,050

$45,050

$72,100

3

$30,450

$50,700

$81,100

4

$33,800

$56,300

$90,100

5

$36,550

$60,850

$97,350

6

$39,250

$65,350

$104,550

7

$41,950

$69,850

$111,750

8

$44,650

$74,350

$118,950

Examples of documents to show economic impact that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic period

Applicant households must submit documentation confirming negative economic impact during the COVID-19 pandemic period.

  1. Workplace closure or reduced hours due to COVID-19, including lay-off, termination, loss of working hours, income reduction resulting from business closure or other employer economic impacts of COVID-19:

  • A copy of household member(s) notification of job loss/termination from employer during the eligible pandemic period (March 27, 2020 to present); or
  • A copy of household member(s) notification of furlough from employer during the eligible pandemic period (March 27, 2020 to present); or
  • A copy of household member(s) notification confirming reduction in hours and/or pay during the eligible pandemic period (March 27, 2020 to present); or
  • A copy of household member(s) application during the eligible pandemic period (March 27, 2020 to present) and/or approval for Unemployment Insurance benefits; or
  • A  signed self-certification that includes the name of the household member who is self-employed, the name and nature of the business, and narrative confirming economic impact on self-employment during eligible pandemic period (March 27, 2020 to present).

  1. Sickness with COVID-19 or caring for a household or family member who is sick with COVID-19;

  1. Extraordinary out-of-pocket childcare expenses due to school closures, medical expenses, or health care expenditures stemming from COVID-19 infection of the tenant or a member of the tenant’s household who is ill with COVID-19;

  1. Compliance with a recommendation from a government health authority to stay home, self-quarantine, or avoid congregating with others during the state of emergency;

  1. Reasonable expenditures stemming from government ordered emergency measures;

  1. Any additional factors relevant to the tenant’s reduction in income as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.

Additional Documents Needed for Application:

Current Rental/Lease Agreement

Program Participation-Payment Acceptance Form

A signed Program Participation-Payment Acceptance Agreement from the bona fide landlord/property management agent or company must be submitted as a part of an applicant household’s emergency rental assistance application.

Current Rental Balance

An applicant household must submit a confirmed copy of its current rental balance from the bona fide landlord/property management agent or company.

Landlord, Property Management Agent or Company

In order to process and disburse emergency rental assistance payments to a bona fide landlord/property management agent or company, signed and completed W-9 and Program Participation-Payment Acceptance Agreement forms are required.  The landlord/property management agent or company will abide by COVID-19-ERA program requirements and will be provided with a clear summary and schedule of payments to be made on behalf of eligible households.

Guidelines and Application

Available inside the City Hall lobby 

4319 E. Slauson Ave Maywood, CA 90270

COVID19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GUIDELINES.pdf

Where to drop off application packet?

ALL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE DROPPED OFF AT THE CITY HALL DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS FROM 8AM-5PM 

4319 E. SLAUSON AVE. MAYWOOD, CA 90270


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