Coronavirus Rental and Utilities Assistance Program
Due to the economic impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Pearland is inviting qualifying applicants to apply for rental and/or utility assistance through the Coronavirus Rental and Utilities Assistance Program for September, October, or November 2020. The program will provide up to two months of assistance but no more than two months of assistance for September, October, and/or November.
*November 20th (Friday) will be the last day for tenant registrations. Payments will only be approved after all required documentation has been received and eligibility has been approved for both the tenant and landlord. All required documentation should be submitted No Later Than Monday, November 30th.
Qualification for assistance will require;
Residence within the City of Pearland;
Documentation supporting need for rental and/or utility assistance is due to the impact or hardship created by COVID-19
Must not have received assistance from another government agency for the moths requesting assistance.
For Rental assistance, Applicant(s) must have a lease in their name.
For Utility assistance, the Utility bill provided must match the name of the tenant/applicant and the address on the lease.
The Landlord or utility will be asked to complete a Provider Enrollment form, upload supporting documents, and review and sign a Participating Provider Agreement.
Pearland is also requesting landlords and utility companies participate in the Coronavirus Rental and Utilities Assistance Program. Participants will benefit from the following:
Direct rent payment to the landlord for eligible and approved Coronavirus impacted tenants,
Direct payment to utility companies for eligible and approved Coronavirus impacted customers.
Contact program support at (281) 652-1645 for assistance.