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  • 03-12-2021: We’re also hosting Zoom town halls on Wednesday at 6pm and Friday at 3pm to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about rental assistance and the application. You don’t have to pre-register. Just click ‘Join Us’ on the COVID rent relief site homepage: covidrentrelief.alleghenycounty.us.   The site will be updated regularly so check. . .
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  • 03-04-2021: Go to https://covidrentrelief.alleghenycounty.us on March 15th to fill out your application. You’ll need a valid email account to apply. Gather required documents (lease, W2s, etc.) before getting started. If you can’t access the internet at home, there will be seven drop-in centers open around town with free WiFi and computers. You will also be able. . .
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  • 02-16-2021: We’re working hard to make applying for rent relief quicker and easier. Some things to think about now: If you haven’t been able to pay your rent, let your landlord know you plan on applying. Even if you applied for CARES rent relief assistance last year, you’ll need to go through the application process again. We’re. . .
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  • 01-29-2021: If you’re a renter who has lost income due to COVID-19, funding will be available soon. Applications aren’t online yet, but you can start getting ready to apply: There will be eligibility requirements which include significant loss of income, increase in your expenses or your risk of being evicted. You’ll be asked to show proof. . .
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  • 01-22-2021: Rent assistance applications will be available soon. While we don’t have details yet, we want to share what we know: Renters who can show significant loss of income, increase in expenses or who are at risk of becoming homeless will be eligible. Applications must be completed online, so please let anyone know who is applying. . .
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