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Harrisburg residents can now apply for assistance with rental and mortgage payments

Updated: 11:06 PM EST Dec 9, 2020

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS CLEANED AND SANITIZED. WITH EVICTION MORATORIUMS SET TO EXPIRE AT THE END OF THIS MONTH, SOME HARRISBURG RESIDENTS CAN NOW APPLY FOR HELP PAYING THEIR RENT OR MORTGAGE. NEWS 8’S AMBER GERARD EXPLAINS HOW. AMBER: THE $500,000 GRANT AWARDED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IS THE CITY’S LATEST EFFORT TO REDUCE THE FINANCIAL BURDEN ON RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE PANDEMIC. >> TO BE HONEST WITH YOU, THIS HAS NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE IN MY WATCH. I HAVE BEEN PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FOR MANY, MANY, YEARS. BUT NOTHING LIKE THIS. AMBER: THROUGH THE PROGRAM RESIDENTS WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO , RECEIVE UP TO $5,000, IN ADDITION TO ASSISTANCE WITH ESSENTIAL UTILITIES. >> YOU HAVE TO SUBMIT PROOF OF INCOME. A CURRENT LEASE THAT IS SIGNED BY THE TENANT AND LANDLORD. A VALID I.D. TO SHOW THAT YOU ARE A CITY RESIDENT. AMBER RESIDENTS MUST ALSO : PROVIDE PROOF OF BACK RENT OR THE NEED FOR FUTURE RENT. THE SAME GOES FOR MORTGAGES. AS FAR AS UTILITIES, THEY MUST SHOW ANY BALANCES OWED. THE CITY WILL MAKE THE PAYMENTS DIRECTLY TO THE LANDLORDS, LENDERS, AND UTILITY PROVIDERS. THE APPLICATION PROCESS, WORKING ON A FIRST-COM

Harrisburg residents can now apply for assistance with rental and mortgage payments

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Updated: 11:06 PM EST Dec 9, 2020

Paying off rent or mortgages could get a lot easier for Harrisburg residents. Find out more in video above with WGAL News 8’s Amber Gerard.

Paying off rent or mortgages could get a lot easier for Harrisburg residents. Find out more in video above with WGAL News 8’s Amber Gerard.

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