Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: The CDC has various guidelines and resources for your use. Click here to visit their website
Indiana State Department of Health: Please consult the ISDH for updated news and guidance on the COVID-19 virus as it related to Indiana. Click here to be directed to the ISDH website.
Indiana Attorney General: Hoosiers who are unlawfully subjected to eviction and foreclosure proceedings during the ongoing public health emergency should file a complaint with the Office of the Indiana Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division. Click here to visit their website.
Governor Eric Holcomb’s Executive Orders: A complete listing of Executive Orders listed by the Governor, including 20-06 which provides a temporary prohibition on evictions and foreclosures, is available online. Click here to visit the Governor’s website.
Dial 211 Emergency Financial Assistance: 211 is a universal number (similar to 911 and 311) for community information and referral services. It is intended to connect individuals and families in need and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. Active 211 systems are in all or part of every state.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a U.S. government agency that empowers you to take more control over your economic life and enforces federal consumer financial law. Click here to visit their website.
Coalition for Court Access: The Coalition for Court Access website helps people looking for civil legal aid. This includes housing issues. Click here to visit their website.
IndianaHousingNow.org: This is a free, state online resource for renters and property managers in Indiana. It includes a variety of housing resources available to Indiana residents. Click here to be directed to the website.
Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund: Mortgage payment assistance of up to $30,000 is available to qualified Hoosiers homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage. Their network of housing counseling agencies can also assist with identifying other options to help homeowners. Click here to visit their website.
Rental Assistance Portal: The Rental Assistance Portal, which opens on July 13, 2020, is designed to help Indiana renters whose income has been adversely affected by COVID-19 avoid eviction and help cover monthly rent payments or late fees while funds remain available. Click here to visit their website.
Local Rental Assistance Programs: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many local cities and towns have offered short-term rental assistance programs and other resources to renters in need of assistance. Please contact your local municipality to see what programs and assistance they have available.
Indiana Legal Services: Developed a resource guide titled Renting in Indiana: A Handbook for Tenants and Landlords to help renters, property owners, and property managers in Indiana make renting a home a positive experience. Click here to visit their website.
Indiana Township Trustees: Township trustees offer a variety of services and assistance. The Indiana Township Association has a listing of trustees in the state of Indiana online. Click here to visit their website.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): Has developed several resources. First, a brochure for residents living in apartment communities participating in their programs. Click here to access the brochure. They have also created an informational flyer on rent and the temporary suspension of evictions for nonpayment of rent. Click here to access the flyer.
Social Security Administration – Has released a resource guide that provides information for Social Security beneficiaries (retirement, survivors, disability) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients related to the COVID-19 economic impact payments. Click here to access the resource guide.
Joint Mortgage and Housing Assistance Website - To ensure homeowners and renters have the most up-to-date and accurate housing assistance information during the COVID-19 national emergency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) launched the new mortgage and housing assistance website. Click here to access the website.