The Tulsa CARES Emergency Rental Assistance Program ended on October 31, 2020. Applicants can continue to check the status of their application through this site.
However, Restore Hope Ministries has an emergency rental assistance payments available to those who still need help paying their rent because of job loss or income reduction due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This program does not cover missed mortgage payments.
Any household who has past due rent because of job loss or a significant reduction in income due to the pandemic, since the President declared a nationwide emergency on March 13, 2020, is encouraged to apply for assistance. Assistance is not guaranteed but will be determined on a case by case basis..
Applications for this program will no longer be accepted after 11:59 pm on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.
Applications will be accepted starting November 1, 2020. If you need help completing the application, please call our call center Monday-Friday, from 8:00 am-5:00 pm at 918-236-0949.
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You will need to provide the following information:
You will need to answer questions about how you were impacted by COVID-19, as well as provide key information about your rental unit, including:
You will also need to answer questions about whether you receive any forms of housing assistance such as Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher, public housing, moderate rehabilitation, etc.
Additionally, you will be asked if you have received any other type of housing assistance payments from March 1, 2020 to now. If you have, you will need to explain what type of assistance you received and how much it was.
Finally, to follow state income requirements, you will be asked to document your current household income. Paystubs, unemployment stubs, or other income verification is necessary.
You will be required to upload the following documents:
Your application will be reviewed. The processing team may reach out to you for additional information or documents. It will be important that you provide this information as quickly as possible. Additionally, the team will also reach out to the owner of the property to prove their ownership.
During this period you can check the status of your application here.
If you are determined to be eligible for assistance a payment will be made to the property owner. Payment will not be made to the tenant.