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Have you, a friend, or family member been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic or the related economic crisis and can’t afford to pay your rent or utilities? Idaho Housing and Finance Association and Boise City/ADA County Housing Authorities have a program that can help you pay your rent and may prevent eviction.


> Unable to pay rent/utilities because of COVID related circumstances.

>Idaho resident

>Income is 80% or less of Area Median Income

> Owe past-due rent/utilties or unable to pay upcoming rent/utilities

To apply, you will need:

> Proof of income (or lack of income)

> A copy of your lease agreement

> A rent delinquency notice or your past-due utility bill

>A signed copy of the eligibility form

>A signed copy of the release form

> Basic information about each household member

> An electronic copy of a government issued ID

If you live outside Ada County, you can apply at:

If you live in Ada County, you can apply at

You can call for any question or help toll-free: 1-855-452-0801

And visit the website to learn more about the program.