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COVID RAPID RESPONSE
CARES FUNDING
CONFIDENTIAL APPLICATION FOR ASSISTANCE

THE PROGRAM

St. Louis City has allocated CARES Act funding to assist residents with rental and mortgage payments.  The City and various housing organizations have established a rental and mortgage assistance program to help residents who are experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.


ELIGIBILITY AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

In order to qualify for assistance, you must:

  • Must reside in St. Louis City.  A copy of lease/proof of residence is required.
  • The household must demonstrate financial hardship due to COVID-19.  You will be asked to provide proof and/or statement explaining how COVID-19 has impacted household income.
  • Head of Household picture ID is required.
  • Written documentation from landlord or mortgage lender is required.
  • Current Household income cannot exceed 150% of the St. Louis City Area Median Income(AMI). If you're unsure about whether your income meets this criteria, use this chart to calculate your eligibility.  Proof of current household income is required.

HOUSEHOLD SIZE
150% AMI
1
$87,045
2
$99,480
3
$111,915
4
$124,350
5
$134,298
6
$144,246
7
$154,194
8
$164,142
9
$174,090
10
$184,038
If you don't meet criteria, your household is not eligible for this funding. Please visit 211helps.org for other assistance programs.

GRANT INFORMATION

This grant is available for St. Louis City residents. The maximum assistance available is $3500 per household.  All forms of assistance will be made directly to the landlord/lender.














Only individuals and families whose income has been impacted due to coronavirus are eligible for this fund. If your income has not been impacted due to coronavirus please visit 211helps.org for other resource providers.











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Only individuals and households whose income falls below 180% of City Average Median Income are eligible for this fund.  Please visit 211helps.org to find further resources.

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Applicant Information














Some agencies are serving special populations.  To see if you qualify for their services, please answer the following optional questions:




Rent





Ex: March 2020, April 2020, May 2020, etc.











Mortgage














Declarations & Agreement


You will be asked for your electronic signature on the following page.


Please allow 5-10 business days for a response.