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Emergency Rental Assistance Funds

Atlantic County recently received an $8.9 million grant for emergency rental assistance . This brings the total the county has available to help prevent evictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic to $15 million. According to Bob McGuigan, director of the Community Development Block Grant program at the Atlantic County Improvement Authority , in the first two months they have spent $600,000 for 66 tenants to pay arrears up to 12-15 months.

Applicants must meet specific criteria to be eligible and these can be found at and click on “New COVID-19 Assistance”. Attached is information provided by the ACIA.

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