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Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

News Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) was created to help renters dealing with financial challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For eligible Monroe County households, the program offers rental and utility assistance to avoid eviction or loss of utility service.

ERAP was established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021.  Governor Wolf signed Act 1 of 2021 into law on February 5, 2021 allowing the Department of Human Services (DHS) to implement and administer ERAP in accordance with federal.

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