Arizona Rental Assistance Launches October 15, 2023
Arizona Rental Assistance alleviates housing instability for eligible low income seniors and families with children. Eligible households may receive a lump-sum assistance payment equal to three (3) times the household’s monthly rent, not to exceed $10,500. Program benefits may be used to cover rental arrears, future rent, and rent late fees and penalties.
ERAP ended on October 13, 2023
The federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is ending on Friday, October 13, 2023. Applications for ERAP will no longer be accepted on October 14, 2023. Applications received on or before October 13, 2023 will be processed in the order received, and benefits disbursed in the order of approval, subject to the availability of funding.
Scam Alert: Rental Assistance Text Messaging
The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) and the U.S. Treasury will not text or call you without prior contact and ask for your personal information. Only apply for rental assistance at era.azdes.gov or 1 (833) 912-0878. DES may contact you by phone only after you have submitted an application if more information is needed.