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Emergency Rental Assistance

The Rental Assistance Portal is currently accepting applications for the Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance (IERA) program. This program can provide up to 12 months in rental assistance to help cover past due and ongoing monthly rent and past due utility payments for qualifying Indiana renters.

To apply for assistance, please visit www.indianahousingnow.org or call 211.

Important Note: Individuals living in Elkhart County, Hamilton County, Lake County, Marion County (Indianapolis), St. Joseph County, and the City of Fort Wayne are not eligible to apply for the IERA program. Households living in these areas must apply for rental assistance with their local municipality.

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Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance Policy Manual - updated September 9, 2021

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