Help is available for homeowners and renters during the coronavirus national emergency. You may qualify for financial assistance if you are struggling to pay your mortgage or rent. Federal, state, and local governments are offering help with housing expenses and avoiding eviction.
Learn what financial and other help is available by selecting a button below to visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s website.
Financial assistance often can affect a person’s eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or affect their monthly SSI payment amount. However, the Social Security Administration will not count emergency financial assistance received from the programs and funds listed below against an SSI recipient’s eligibility or payment amount. Financial assistance not listed below may affect SSI eligibility or payment amount.
- Emergency Rental Assistance Fund
- Emergency Assistance for Rural Housing/Rural Rental Assistance
- Homeowner Assistance Fund
- Housing Assistance and Supportive Services Programs for Native Americans