Stimulus Money Available For Renters And Homeowners In Nevada

J.R. Heimbigner
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Did you know that billions of dollars are available from the Covid-19 programs created by the government? This money comes from the federal government budget. Then the funds are later distributed to state and local agencies all over the country. Well, here's the inside scoop: a lot of the money still has not been distributed yet to many states and cities. Here's your chance to apply.

Renters Have Options Here

First, let's focus on those who rent. On March 11, 2021 the Emergency Rental Assistance program set aside up to $21.55 billion under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The funds are provided directly to states, U.S. territories, and local governments. (source)

In Nevada, you actually have several things you can do if you would like some money for your rent. For example, you can go to one of the many options listed out here such as the Clark County Cares Assistance program here. which features information about money you can get for rent. from the You can search the entire state database here.

Your Options As A Homeowner

As a homeowner, if you know that your situation is short-term and temporary, you can go here to see what your options are. If you know that your situation is more long-term, you can go here. When you apply, you'll need to have your monthly mortgage statement and other information such as your bank statements and pay stubs.

The United States Department of Treasury has also established a Homeowner Assistance Fund. You can learn more about this here. And you can also read the guidance sheet here.

Please do not delay, as the availability for government funding changes quickly.

Disclaimer: Please note that this article is only for educational and informational purposes.

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