New Resources Available for Renters and Landlords
If you’re a renter having trouble paying your rent, utilities, or other housing costs – or if you’re a landlord trying to stay afloat with tenants in this situation – help may be available. State and local programs are distributing billions of dollars in rental assistance to help renters stay housed during the pandemic.
Visit the CFPB’s Rental Assistance Finder to find out what this means for you and what you can do. The CFPB’s site also includes resources to help renters and landlords understand other resources to help navigate various financial hardships related to the pandemic.
- Help is available for renters who are having trouble paying rent, utilities or other housing costs as well as for
landlords who have tenants in this situation
- State and local programs are distributing billions of dollars in rental assistance
- Renters and landlords who don’t know where to turn can use a new website from the Consumer Financial
Protection Bureau. This website makes it easy to find a rental assistance provider in your area. People can go to
consumerfinance.gov/renthelp to find help paying rent.
Worried about missed rent payments or eviction? Federal assistance is available to help cover your rent, utilities, or other housing-related costs. Visit gov/renthelp to find a program near you. #RentHelp
Squeezed between missed rental income and bills you owe because of the pandemic? Help is available. Government rental assistance programs can help you and your tenants cover missed payments. Visit gov/renthelp for more information. #RentHelp