COVID-19 Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP-1) for Multnomah County has established local funding priorities as required by the Department of Treasury.

This funding has a preference for households at or below 50% Area Median Income (AMI) or with one or more members that have been unemployed for at least 90 days prior to applying for assistance. Households that meet one of the preferences are eligible to receive assistance for more months.

Depending on income level, an eligible household may receive:

  • Income at or below 80% AMI: Up to 9 months of rent assistance with ERAP-1 funds. Prospective rent payments may not exceed 3 months of rent assistance¬†

  • Income at or below 50% AMI: Up to 12 months of rent assistance with ERAP-1 funds. Prospective rent payments may not exceed 3 months of rent assistance