EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

ATTENTION BALDWIN COUNTY EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE APPLICANTS:

Baldwin County has a new online rental assistance application to make the process easier for applicants moving forward.
*Please note that the rental assistance program has a new phone number and email address*

 

Struggling to Pay Rent and/or Utilities Due to COVID-19?

Baldwin County is participating in the U.S. Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide emergency rental assistance to Baldwin County residents who are at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Future assistance is dependent upon both meeting program eligibility requirements and the availability of program funds.

EXISTING APPLICANTS

If you have applied to the Baldwin County Emergency Rental Assistance Program at baldwinaltogether.net please email any documents or application requests to erap.info@baldwincountyal.gov

NEW APPLICANTS

Please apply at erap.baldwincountyal.gov after September 15, 2021.

CONTACT US

Email: ERAP.info@baldwincountyal.gov

Phone: 251-239-4360

ELIGIBILITY
  • Tenant resides in a rental unit within Baldwin County
  • Household experienced a reduction in income, incurred significant costs or experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to COVID-19
  • Tenant has received a past due rent notice, past due utility notice, an eviction notice, or is experiencing housing instability
  • Household income does not exceed 80% of area median income limit (AMI) for Baldwin County, as defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):
Household Size  Income
1 $47,900
2 $54,750
3 $61,600
4 $68,400
5 $73,900
6 $79,350
7 $84,850
8 $90,300

What Does the Program Cover?
  • Past-due rent
  • Rental late fees
  • Forward rent payments
  • Past-due utilities
  • Reconnection fees
  • Relocation expenses
Required Documents
  • Photo ID
  • Lease (must be uploaded to include all dates within rental arrears and forward rent requests)
  • Proof of Income (all household members 18+)
  • Financial Hardship (since April 1, 2020)
  • Past Due Rent Notice
  • Past Due Utility Notice (electricity, internet, gas, water, sewer, and trash removal)