To help cover costs of unpaid rent and/or fees, Scott County rental property owners can apply for housing assistance funds on behalf of tenants financially impacted by COVID-19.
Landlords/Property Managers Must Complete this Application (not the renters)
1. Rental property is in Scott County.
2. All rent and fees were paid in full before March 1st, 2020.
3. COVID-19 hardship that caused unpaid rent and fees from March 1st, 2020 or later.
4. The tenants who are behind on rent currently live in the unit.
1. Units with Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (and similar voucher programs)
2. Project Based Section 8 Units
Forms you must submit with each application:
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A full copy of the lease.
With the lease, include the most recent rent increase letter for the unit (if applicable).
Completed and Signed Renter Statement.
The head of household on the lease must complete and sign a renter statement. Download the Renter Statement document here
When does the application close?
11:59 pm on 11/23/2020.
How long will it take to fill out the application?
About 5-10 minutes.
What is the maximum amount I can apply for in each unit?
There is no limit.
The tenants who are behind on rent moved out. Can I still apply?
No. The tenants who are behind on rent must currently live in the unit.
My renters are worried this will impact other assistance/benefits they receieve. Will it?
No. This does not count as income. The payment goes directly to the landlord.
My renters are undocumented and are afraid to put their name on the renter statement. What should I tell them?
Household names are NOT reported to ICE. Scott County will get access to the data.
My renters will not complete the renter statement. Can I still apply?
No. Your application must include a renter statement that was completed and signed by the head of household.
You must complete a separate application for each UNIT where there is unpaid rent.