Emergency Rental Assistance

Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance Program

By February 15, 2021 No Comments

The City of Memphis and Shelby County Government have received a total of $28.2 million ($19.6M and $8.6M respectively) from the U.S. Department of Treasury to administer the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program.

The ERA program will provide Shelby County residents direct financial assistance, including rent, rental arrears, utilities and home energy costs, utilities and home energy costs arrears, and other expenses related to housing.

Funds expire on December 31, 2021. If you are in need of assistance, learn how to apply here.