Keeping renters safe and in their homes
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 created rent and utility assistance for Arizona renters and landlords. Assistance will be given out at the state and local level. Renters and landlords in the twelve Arizona counties listed below can apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) using the online ERAP portal. Applications will be accepted through the program’s end date of December 31, 2021 or until the money is spent.
Additional County and City Programs
Some large counties and cities, including Maricopa County, Pima County and Yuma County, are getting funding from the federal government. Those counties will have their own rental assistance programs separate from the DES program. Renters living in cities and counties other than those listed above should contact their local area for similar programs as listed below:
For help finding the agency that may be able to assist you, please use this search tool.
The DES ERAP portal will direct renters living outside these counties to their respective programs.
Renters and landlords can apply online at era.azdes.gov.