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Rent, mortgage and utility assistance is available

| April 29, 2021

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission continues to offer assistance to households impacted by COVID-19 with past due rent or mortgage payments and to prevent utility disconnection including water and sewer disconnections. Gas, electric and bulk fuel (propane) assistance is also available through multiple programs.

Funding appropriated to the agency expands the agency’s capability to serve those who continue to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidelines vary among programs, with some being at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level or a higher threshold of 80% of the Area Median Income of the county in which a client resides. Benefits also vary as well. It is suggested that anyone past due with rent, mortgage or a utility contact the local office for more details.

COVID-19 impact must be documented. Income documentation for all household members for the past 30 days or 12 months, (one program requires three total months income documentation, but clients may qualify based on the past 30 days), along with social security numbers, eviction notices, past due mortgage notices, water/sewer disconnection notice, utility disconnection notice, photo ID, proof of U.S. citizenship/legal residency for all household members, and other documentation must be presented. For more information or to apply, call 740-622-9801. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, and the safety and well-being of community and staff, the application process must be started via phone only, no in-person applicants.

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