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COVID-19 Housing Assistance: Applications open Tuesday & information session Wednesday

October 26, 2020 – News

Individuals and households in Juneau that have been financially harmed by the pandemic can apply for some relief through the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant Program starting tomorrow, October 27, at 8 a.m. Find the application at ccsak.org/CBJgrant. You can also learn more about the program during a public information Zoom session on Wednesday, October 28, at 12 p.m. Join the session https://juneau.zoom.us/j/99566245715 or call 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782 with webinar ID 995 6624 5715.

The City and Borough of Juneau’s COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant Program, which is being administered by Catholic Community Service, allows an individual or household to apply for up to $2,000 in housing assistance – up to $1,500 for rent or mortgage, and/or up to $500 for utility bills, including heating and fuel. Only one application per household will be accepted. The application period opens 8 a.m. October 27 through December 12. Funds will be distributed on a first come, first served basis until funding is exhausted, or until December 30, 2020.

To qualify for COVID-19 Housing Assistance, you must:

  • Rent or own housing within Juneau (and live in the residence you are applying for)
  • Provide a description of your financial hardship due to COVID-19
  • Currently have income at or under $94,240 per household
  • Provide sufficient proof of qualifying costs during Aug. – Dec. 2020

For more information, contact Catholic Community Service 463-6100 (option 1), email CBJgrant@ccsak.org, or go to www.ccsak.org/CBJgrant.