New applicants for the Virginia Rent Relief Program have until Sunday at 11:59 p.m. to take advantage of CARES Act-funded emergency rental assistance.
The Department of Housing and Community Development program offers emergency assistance for low income and unemployed households. The organization will close the portal due to a combined surge in applicants and limited funding availability.
“RRP has processed and disbursed more than $713 million in 141,330 rent relief payments for more than 104,990 unique households throughout Virginia,” the department said.
The department says that those who need assistance can use 211 Virginia to find local community partners, agencies and non-profit organizations. It did not include any plans to instate a similar rental assistance program.
Find out if you are eligible for the program and get access to the application by going to the DHCD website.