NAHMA Update: Treasury Provides FAQs for Emergency Rental Assistance Program

January 19, 2021

Dear NAHMA Members,

The Department of Treasury today published Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and guidance regarding the requirements of the Emergency Rental Assistance program established under the recent Consolidated Appropriations Act. The FAQs address such issues as how to determine income eligibility, why payments may not be duplicative of any other federally-funded rental assistance provided to an eligible household, and how to comply with Treasury reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Please note that these FAQs will be supplemented by additional guidance on a rolling basis.

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program Frequently Asked Questions are attached and available here.

To view the Data and Methodology for State, Local Government, and Territory Funding Allocations, click here.