The application period for the COVID-19 LB CARES Emergency Rental Assistance Program has closed. The Program materials became available online on June 29, 2020, and the last day for the submittal of applications, by postal mail, was July 27, 2020.
The City received more than 2,400 applications. However, based on funding availability, staff is currently processing only 1,770 that were selected through a lottery system.
If any of those selected do not fully meet the program qualifications, then from the remaining applications that were received additional ones will be selected by lottery and processed.
The approval and send out of payments, which will go directly and only to property owners or landlords, is expected to begin in the fall.