Governor Evers announced the launch of a $25 million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program. The program is intended for Wisconsinites who have been economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This will provide direct financial assistance for owed rent, security deposits, and wrap-around services to eligible individuals and will be administered by the Department of Administration (DOA).
The Wisconsin Rental Assistance program is funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Be a Wisconsin resident
- Have a household income at or below 80% of the county median income in the month of, or month prior to, the application date
Once approved, applicants will be eligible for up to $3,000. Specific application details will be available soon.