The Arkansas Department of Human Services launched the Arkansas Rent Relief Program and is accepting applications for eligible Arkansans who need help paying past rent, future rent and utilities.
One-on-one support is available through community partners if you need help filling out or submitting an application.
There are $173 million in federal funding available through this program. Up to 15 months of rent and utilities may be covered between April 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021. Up to three months of future rent can be applied for at once. Utilities may include gas, water, sewage, and electricity.
If you are facing eviction or having trouble receiving rent relief and need legal assistance, call our Helpline or Apply Online for free legal services for those who qualify.
To be eligible for the Arkansas Rent Relief Program, someone in the applicant’s home must:
Payment assistance may cover up to 15 months of rent and utilities incurred between April 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021. Funding, once approved, will go directly to landlords and utilities companies.