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Short-Term Rental Assistance Program Will Launch June 15 to Help Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic


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Short-Term Rental Assistance Program Will Launch June 15 to Help Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic
- Households may qualify for the lottery based on the below standards:
Eligibility Requirements
· Must be a New Jersey resident.
· Maximum income up to 80 percent of area median income (AMI).
· Must have been current in their rental payments as of March 1, 2020.
· Must be able to provide proof of impact of COVID-19 beginning on March 9, 2020 when Governor Murphy declared the state of emergency.
· Layoff;
· Reduced work hours;
· Unpaid leave to take care of children due to school and daycare closures; and/or
o Need to self-quarantine for 14 days resulted in a loss of income
The COVID-19 Short Term Rental Assistance Program website will launch on June 15 with additional information at https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/shorttermrap.html